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ACC arrests PLFS Chairman for aiding PK Halder

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested People’s Leasing and Financial Services Limited (PLFS) Chairman Uzzal Nandi and former managing director of International Leasing Rashedul Haque on Sunday for aiding PK Halder.

ACC Public Relations Officer (Director) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told UNB that they would produce the accused before the court and seek time to interrogate them.

According to the case statement, PK Halder went into hiding after allegedly embezzling Tk 3,500 crore from various financial institutions. The two accused helped Halder in money laundering.

On January 14, ACC froze Tk 1,057 crore from the accounts of 62 associates of PK Halder on charges of them being involved in his money laundering scams.

Source: United News of Bangladesh