2020-01-22 18:03:21 BdST

HC orders to freeze bank accounts, seize passports of 20


The High Court (HC) has ordered authorities concerned to freeze bank accounts and to seize passports of 20 persons, including former managing director of NRB Global Bank and Reliance Finance Limited Prashant Kumar Halder better known as PK Halder.

The court also appointed former central bank deputy governor Khondker Ibrahim Khaled as the independent director and chairman of International Leasing and Finance Service Limited to run the company.

A High Court division bench of Justice Muhammad Khurshid Alam Sarkar passed the order on Tuesday after holding hearing on a writ filed by two stock market investors, pleading to get back their investments.

The other 19 accused, who have been barred to leave the country are- present shareholder directors and top executives of International Leasing and Finance Service Limited- MA Hashem, M Nurul Alam, Md Zahirul Alam, Nasim Anwar, Bashudeb Banerjee, Papia Banerjee, Momtaz Begum, Md Nowsherul Islam, Md Anwarul Kabir, Engr Md Nuruzzaman, Md Abul Hashem, Rashedul Haque, PK Halder’s mother Lilaboti Halder, brother Pritish Kumar Halder, wife Susmita Saha, cousins Amitav Adhikari, Abhijit Adhikari, former managing director of Bank Asia Erfanuddin Ahmed and one Uzzal Kumar Nandi.

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