Cash laundering case: ACC seeks 22 years imprisonment for PK Halder
The Anti-Corruption Fee at this time pleaded for 22 years of imprisonment for 14 individuals, together with former Managing Director of NRB International Financial institution Proshanta Kumar (PK) Halder, in a case lodged for allegedly amassing unlawful wealth and laundering cash overseas.
After holding listening to on this regard at this time, Decide Mohammad Nazrul Islam of Dhaka Particular Decide Courtroom-10 mounted August 9 for the following listening to.
“The ACC has been in a position to show the graft expenses made towards 14 individuals, together with PK Halder. We anticipate them to be sentenced to 10 years underneath Part 27(1) of the Anti-corruption Fee Act, 2004 and 12 years underneath the provisions of the Cash Laundering Prevention Act, 2012,” ACC Public Prosecutor (PP) Mir Ahmmed Salam advised BSS.
Aside from Halder, the opposite 13 accused within the case are– Lilabati Halder, Purnima Rani Halder, Uttam Kumar Mistry, Amitabh Adhikari, Pritish Kumar Halder, Rajib Som, Subrata Das, Ananga Mohan Roy, Swapan Kumar Mistry, Avantika Baral, Shankha Bepari, Sukumar Mridha and Anindita Mridha.
Halder, together with 5 others, had been detained in Ashoknagar of the Indian State of West Bengal on the morning of Could 14, 2022.
In response to the case, Halder and his different associates have embezzled hundreds of crores of Bangladeshi Taka and siphoned off to India and different nations.
On March 1, 2021, PK Halder fled Bangladesh via Jashore’s Benapole land port.
On January, 2021, the ACC filed 5 circumstances towards 33 individuals, together with Halder, for allegedly laundering over Tk 350 crore of Worldwide Leasing and Monetary Companies Restricted (ILFSL).
He had laundered about Tk 80 crore to Canada and amassed about Tk 426 crore past his identified sources of revenue, the case paperwork stated.