Some 11 people on Sunday were arrested by police for their alleged trying to withdraw about Tk 90 crore from the BRAC Bank's Gulshan branch.
They were identified as Hasibul Hasan, 34, Sirajul Islam, 34, Sabbir Hossain, 40, Nazrul Haque, 42, Sahabur Rahman Bablu, 65, Kharshed Alam, 34, Delwar Hossain ,45, Selim Ahmed ,44, Shajahan,52, Kazi M Shahadat Hossain,40, and Mahbubur Rahman Kajol, 34.
Sheikh Mohammad Ashraf, Manager of the bank's Gulshan branch, said that an American Citizen Saiful Islam has a Fixed Deposit Return (FDR) amounting to Tk 90 crore with the bank.
Three accused out of 11 asked the bank authority that Saiful Islam gave them (11 people) the power of attorney to withdraw the money and they came to do so.
"We suggested the three to produce another eight in the bank, they did so and submitted documents.
"As the documents were found to be fake, we informed the police," he said.
Being informed by a bank staff, a team of Gulshan police rushed to the spot and arrested the accused, said Nurul Alam, Assistant Commissioner (Gulshan Zone) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police.
The gang submitted fake documents of FDR, belonging to Saiful Islam, he said.
The arrestees were taken to Gulshan Police Station.