ACC to quiz 29 in Sonali Bank loan scam


The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) will interrogate 29 people, including 16 bank officials, in connection with the much-talked-about Sonali Bank loan scam.


The Commission today (Thursday) served notices, signed by ACC investigation officer and deputy director Mir Zainal Abedin Shibly, to them to face questioning.


“The ACC earlier filed 26 cases for swindling over Tk 350 crore (funded) from the Ruposhi Bangla branch of the bank by five business entities. We ask them to face grilling to complete our investigation,” Shibly told reporters.


The nine officials of Sonali Bank, made accused in the cases, will be quizzed on December 8 next. They are general managers Nani Gopal Nath, Mashrurul Huda Siraji, and Sabita Siraj and AGM Ashraf Ali Patwari, AGM Kamrul Hossain Khan, AGM Saiful Hasan, AGM Khurshid Alam and executive officer Abdul Matin, senior executive officer Mehrunnesa Merry will be quizzed on December 8.


Thirteen officials of five the business firms — T & Brothers, DN Sports, Paragon Knit Composite Limited, Nakshi Knit Composite Limited and Khan jahan Ali Sweaters Limited — will be interrogated on December 2 while seven officials of Bangladesh Bank on December 5.

Source: UNBConnect


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