ACC quizzes ex AB Bank Chairman Wahidul


PV Desk : Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has started interrogating the former chairman of Arab Bangladesh (AB) Bank M Wahidul Haque, on accusation of money laundering.
ACC Director Syed Iqbal Hossain started the session at around 9:15am Thursday (December 28).
ACC, the highest state body against graft, on Wednesday (December 27) summoned Wahidul and eight others of AB Bank for questioning.
They are—Former MDs M Fazlur Rahman and Shamim Ahmed Chowdhury, Head of Financial Institute & Treasury Abu Hena Mostofa Kamal, Head of Corporate Mahfuz ul Islam, Head of Offshore Banking Unit (OBU) Mohamamd Lokman, OBU officer Md Arif Neyaj, Company Secretary Mahdeb Sarker Sumon and Head office official MN Azim.
ACC Director sent a letter to the MD of the bank, asking information on probe ground on December 10.
After Wahidul, the other officials are scheduled to be quizzed at ACC office on December 31 and January 2.
An ACC source said that AB Bank’s OBU is involved in laundering Tk340 crores into an offshore establishment in Singapore.