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'PK Halder fled country a day after ACC notification on travel ban'

Deputy attorney general says citing Immigration Police report


| Updated: March 02, 2021 09:45:47


'PK Halder fled country a day after ACC notification on travel ban'

Former managing director of NRB Global Bank and Reliance Finance Limited Prashant Kumar Halder alias PK Halder fled the country through Benapole Land Port on October 23, 2019, a day after Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) imposed a travel ban on him.

Citing a report of  Immigration Police, Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin Manik said the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) imposed travel ban on PK Halder on October 22, 2019, and the notice was sent to the headquarters of Special Branch (SB) of police at 4.30 pm on October 23, 2019, reports BSS.

“All the units of the Immigration Police were informed about the notice at 5.47 pm on October 23, 2019. But PK Halder left the country through Benapole Land Port at 3.45 pm on the same day,” Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin Manik added.

The state law official said these to newsmen as citing submitted a report in this regard.

The anti-graft body on January 8, 2020, filed a case against Halder for amassing illegal wealth of around Taka 2.74 billion. He is accused of embezzling Taka 15.00 billion from the International Leasing and Financial Services Ltd. Halder has allegedly embezzled Taka 35.00 billion from different financial agencies.

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