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ACC probes into bank transactions of eight top BNP leaders

April 03, 2018 00:00:00

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has launched an investigation into an allegation of 'suspicious' bank transactions of Tk 1.25 billion by eight top leaders of the BNP in 30 days, reports bdnews24.com.

The leaders are National Standing Committee members of the party Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Mirza Abbas, Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury and Nazrul Islam Khan, vice-chairmen Abdul Awal Mintoo, M Morshed Khan, Joint Secretary General Habibun Nabi Khan Sohel and executive committee member Tabith Awal.

The ACC is also investigating Morshed Khan's businessman son Faisal Morshed Khan and Dhaka Bank Managing Director Syed Mahbubur Rahman on the same allegation.

ACC Deputy Director Hrithik Saha ordered the investigation in a letter on Monday.

According to the letter, the allegation against the BNP leaders is 'suspicious' transaction of Tk 1.25 billion through money laundering, and securing assets from unknown sources through these transactions in a period of 30 days.

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