ACC arrests ex-Sonali Bank manager

DHAKA : The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday arrested a former manager of Sonali Bank and a businessman from the capital and Narayanganj in separate graft cases, reports UNB.
ACC assistant director Md Ataur Rahman of its Dhaka zila office-2 arrested suspended manager of Narayanganj Foreign Exchange branch of Sonali Bank Md Abdus Samad from Shankar area in the capital, ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattachariya told UNB.
On July 31, 2013, a case was filed against him and others with Narayanganj Police Station for allegedly swindling out about Tk 23 crore from then women’s branch of the bank in Narayanganj, now foreign exchange branch, through opening letters of credit (LCs).
Besides, Ataur Rahman detained owner of M/s Angles Apparels Md Annisuzzaman from Narayanganj in another graft case filed against him with Narayanganj Police Station on August 4, 2013 for swindling Tk 27.8 crore from Sonali Bank.
According to the case statement, Annisuzzaman imported goods through opening LCs at the women’s branch of Sonali Bank. But, he in collusion with bank officials sold the goods in local market without exporting it.


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