ACC arrests two senior Sonali bank officials


Dhaka, April 13: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday arrested two Sonali Bank officials over embezzling of Tk. 10.5 crore.

 The arrestees are senior executive officers Mosharrof Hossain and Jakir Hossain.

 ACC deputy director Muhammad Joinal Abedin arrested them from the city’s Segunbagicha area.

Confirming the arrest, ACC Public Relations Officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya said, the arrestees are likely to be produced before the court for remand today (Wednesday).

Sources said, the ACC filed two separate cases against the bank officials for swindling of Tk. 10.5 crore from the bank on July 2 last year. Of the cases, one filed for embezzling Tk 4.75 crore and the other Tk 6.15 crore.

They were arrested for the sake of fair investigation in the cases.