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Sunday, March 8, 2015, Falgun 24, 1421 BS, Jamadi ul Awwal 16, 1436 Hijr

11 held for Tk 90cr FDR forgery attempt at Brac Bank
Observer Online Report
Published : Sunday, 8 March, 2015,  Time : 5:19 PM,  View Count : 93
The police on Sunday detained 11 people for their alleged attempt to withdraw Tk 90 crore through fake documents from the Gulshan branch of Brac Bank in the capital.

On information, a team of Gulshan police rushed to the bank and nabbed the persons, police said.

Duty officer of Gulshan Police Station sub-inspector Hosna Afroz told the Daily Observer that they submitted fake documents to withdraw the money.

A case is being processed to file against them, the police official added. 

The alleged offenders are identified as Hasibul Hasan, 34, Mirajul Islam, 34, Sabbir Rahman, 24, Md Nazrul Haque, 42, Shahabur Rahman Babul, 65, Khorshed Alam, 34, Delwar Hossain, 45, Selim Ahmed, 44, Shajahan, 52, Kazi Shahadat Hossain, 57, and Mahbubur Rahman Kajol, 30.

Inspector Firoz Kabir said the incident of money forgery took place at 1:00pm.

Saiful Islam, an expatriate of US, has a handsome amount of money of FDR with the branch, Kabir said adding the gang was attempting to withdraw money from FDR account.

Earlier, the gang contacted with the branch to withdraw the money. On suspicion, the bank authorities informed the matter to Gulshan thana, and they were asked to withdraw the money on Sunday.

Accordingly, two persons went to the bank with fake documents to withdraw the money, and the bank officials persuaded them to bring more people to take so much money. Then more nine persons reached in the bank. 

In a dramatic way, the bank officials helped police arrest all of them.

Manager of the branch Sheikh Mohammad Ashfak told the journalists that a fraud gang was attempting to withdraw money of FDR in absence of original customer.

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