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Hallmark scam accused Sonali Bank ex-DGM found dead
Observer Online Report
Publish Date : 2014-08-24,  Publish Time : 23:20,  View Count : 77
Former DGM of Sonali Bank’s Ruposhi Bangla Hotel Branch AKM Azizur Rahman, also an accused of Hallmark scam, was found dead at the prison cell of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU)
Hospital’s prison cell
Hospital’s prison cell
 Hospital’s prison cell on Sunday night .

Dhaka Central Jail senior superintendent Forman Ali told the Daily Observer that  Azizur Rahman had been undergoing treatment at the hospital for over a month for diabetes and heart diseases.

Rapid Action Battalion arrested the former Sonali Bank DGM on October 12, 2012 over the loan scam involving Hallmark Group.

The Anti Corruption Commission on October 7, 2013 submitted charge sheets in 11 cases against 25 people including Azizur.

The ACC said that the then branch manager Azizur gave approval of Tk 450.34 crore loan to the Hallmark Group through forged documents.


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