Tuesday, December 5, 2023

TIB pushes on new ACC boss’ appointment

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Wednesday urged the government to start the legal process immediately to ensure a new boss’ appointment at the Anti-Corruption Commission before completion of the incumbent chairman’s tenure. TIB executive director Dr Iftekharuzzman made the appeal in a statement issued on Wednesday as the tenure of ACC chairman

ACC spreads dragnet

To file cases against 20 Hallmark-Sonali officials next week The Anti-Corruption Commission is preparing to file cases next week against about 20 officials of Hallmark Group and Sonali Bank over embezzlement of around Tk 3,547 crore. ‘We are going to file cases against officials of Hallmark and five other companies and Sonali Bank over the ... Read more

Hallmark loan scam under ACC probe

Several Sonali Bank officials involved in lending Tk 3,547cr to little known entities The Anti-Corruption Commission is investigating a state-run bank’s illegal lending of Tk 3,547 crore to little-known Hallmark Group and five other companies, and the people involved in the scam. The amount embezzled by the six entities is equivalent to almost 15 percent ... Read more

ACC challenges granting bails to Destiny officials

The Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday challenged the legality of an order passed by the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court granting bail to five Destiny Group top officials including managing director Rafiqul Amin and president Left. Gen. Harun Or-Rashid. ACC deputy director Mozahar Ali and assistant director M Towfiqul Islam, also complainants

ACC files two cases against 22 Destiny officials

Embezzlement of Tk 3,285cr ACC files two cases against 22 Destiny officials The Anti-Corruption Commission on Tuesday filed two cases against 22 senior executives of the Destiny 2000, including its president M Harun-ur-Rashid, also former army chief, and managing director Mohammad Rafiqul Amin for allegedly laundering about Tk 3,285 crore. The cases were filed separately ... Read more

Anti-graft hope hinges on JS

Parliamentarians, civil society warn against changes to ACC law without proper consultation Amendments without having the opinion of the public and experts will weaken the Anti-Corruption Commission law, parliamentarians and civil society members observed. Former and current parliamentarians gave their reactions after the government on Monday placed a bill in parliament proposing some changes to ... Read more