October 22, 2022

A special court of Dhaka on Sunday sentenced eight former Sonali Bank senior officials and three DN Sports Limited bosses in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission on charge of embezzling Tk 1.42 crore.

Alongside jail sentences for different terms, the court also fined them for different amounts and confiscated their money.

Special Judge Court-6 Judge Al Asad Arifuzzaman passed the verdict.

The convicted persons are – former Sonali Bank managing director and chief executive officer Humayun Kabir, former deputy managing director Mainul Haque, general managers Meer Mahidur Rahman and Nani Gopal Nath, deputy general managers Shaikh Altaf Hussain and Safizuddin Ahmed, assistant general managers Saiful Hasan and Kamrul Hossain Khan.    

DN Sports Limited chairman Motahar Uddin Chowdhury, managing director Shafiqur Rahman Jan, director Fahida Haque are the three other convicts.

The court gave five years jail sentences to all three DN Sports bosses while three years sentences to all bankers.

Among the convicted bankers Humayun, Nani and Saiful remained fugitive, ACC investigator Nazmus Sadat told New Age.

ACC deputy director Selina Akter filed the case against the people on January 16, 2013. Later in 2014, ACC DD Nazmus Sadat submitted a charge sheet with the court.

According to the ACC complaint, the people embezzled the money from Sonali Bank…

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