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ACC nabs two PK Halder associates

Published : 21 Jan 2021 10:03 PM | Updated : 22 Jan 2021 01:03 AM

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday nabbed an associate of PK Halder, who allegedly laundered over Tk100 billion from four non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) abroad.

The anti-graft body also arrested the associate’s daughter Anindita Mridha from the capital Dhaka. 

Talking to the Bangladesh Post, ACC Director Sayed Iqbal Hossain confirmed it.

According to him, ACC deputy director Salahuddin arrested them after interrogating them at the commission headquarters in the city. 

Sukumar however claimed that he was innocent. He also claimed that he was not involved in any corruption. He further claimed that PK Halder was only a  client to him.

Earlier, the High Court (HC) barred Sukumar Mridha and his daughter Anindita Mridha, as well as 25 others from leaving the country in connection with PK Haldar's financial corruption.

Anti-Corruption Commission on January 14 last froze the accounts of 62 associates involved with PK Halder.