Tk 37.7m missing: ACC files case against two Dhaka Bank officials


Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) on Saturday filed a case against two officials of Dhaka Bank's Bangshal branch over missing of Tk 37.7 million from the bank's vault.

Assistant director of ACC Atiqul Alam filed the case with Dhaka Coordinated Office -1, ACC, UNB reports.

The accused bank officials are senior cash in-charge Rifatul Haque and first vice president and operation manager Emran Ahmed.

Rifatul Haque and Emran Ahmed, while grilled by management authorities, confessed that they misappropriated the money.

The bank authorities handed them over to Bangshal police and filed the case.

A lower court in Dhaka on Friday sent the accused to jail.

Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Masudur Rahman passed the order as investigation officer and Bangshal police station sub-inspector Prodip Kumar Sarker produced them before the court and pleaded for their detention in jail.

Prodip Kumar Sarker in his plea said the accused were in-charge of the vault of the branch and the keys were in their possession.

An audit team of the bank learned about the missing amount during their audit on Thursday and filed the report to branch manager Abu Bakkar Siddique.