The Anti-Corruption Commission or ACC filed two separate cases against lawyer Sigma Huda, wife of former BNP minister Nazmul Huda, and their two daughter on charges of laundering nearly Tk 64.5 million in London. ACC spokesperson Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya, also a deputy director of the ACC, said that ACC Assistant Director Md. Shafi Ullah started the case against them on Thursday.
Apart from Sigma Huda, two other accused are her daughters Antara Selima Huda and Srabanti Amina Huda. Sigma Huda has been implicated in both the cases. They are charged with acquiring wealth beyond known sources and laundering nearly Tk 65.04 million in London for the purposes of purchasing flats there.
According to the case against Sigma and Antara, they laundered nearly Tk 40 million abroad to buy a flat in London in 2003 and in another case, Sigma and Srabanti are accused of laundering Tk 20 million to buy a flat in London in 2006.