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Three Grameen Bank officials sued by ACC

Published : Tuesday, 16 April, 2024 at 8:26 PM  Count : 355

Three Grameen Bank officials sued by ACC

Three Grameen Bank officials sued by ACC


Three officials of Tungipara branch of Grameen Bank in Gopalganj district have been sued by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for embezzling Tk 2,49,612 of 14 clients through forgery.

The case was filed by ACC's assistant director Bijon Kumar Roy at the Gopalganj district office of the anti-graft watchdog on Tuesday (April 16) morning. The ACC's public relations department confirmed about filing the case.

The accused are the bank's principal officer Sajal Kumar Mazumder, officers Asim Boiddya and Sheikh Nazmul Islam.

Charges were brought against them according to Sections 409/420/109 of the Penal Code and Section 5(2) of the Anti-Corruption Act 1947.

The case statement reads that the accused have embezzled Tk 2,49,612 showing the amount as loans sanctioned in favour of 14 clients of Tungipara branch of Grameen Bank in Gopalganj district from November 2019 to September 2020. The accused have claimed that 13 of the clients made signatures acknowledging that they had received their respective amounts, the clients said they were not given any amount. On the other hand, the accused realised Tk 20,000 of loan from a client but did not deposit it to the bank.

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