Tk 10 crore disappeared from the vault of Agrani Bank

Staff Reporter, Pabna :: 242 Time View :
Update : Saturday, April 27, 2024

A Pabna court on Friday sent three officials of bank to jail after police detained them on the charge of embezzling Tk 10,13,62,378 from the vault of Agrani Bank Kashinathpur branch in Santhia in Pabna.

Senior Judicial magistrate Md. Anwar Hossin Sagar passed the order. Earlier, Santhia police detained the three from Agrani Bank Kashinathpur branch on Thursday night.

They were detained from Agrani Bank Kashinathpur branch on Thursday night. The arrested are Agrani Bank Kashinathpur Branch principal officer Abu Jafar, bank manager Harun Bin Salam and bank cashier Subrata Chakrabati.  All their residences are in different villages of Pabna. Cashier Subrata Chakraborty admitted to embezzling the money, said Anwar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Santhia police station OC.

Deputy General Manager of Agrani Bank Pabna regional branch Rezaul Sharif filed a complaint with Santhia police station in this connection as plaintiff.

According to Santhia police station and Agrani Bank sources, five officials from Agrani Bank Rajshahidivisional and Pabna regional branches came to audit Agrani Bank Kashinathpur branch at around 10 am on Thursday after receiving information based on secret information. At the end of the day’s audit, they found financial irregularities of Tk 10 crore 13 lakh 62 thousand 378.

Later, when the audit officials informed the Santhia police station, the police detained the three accused from the bank.

Officer in-charge of Santhia police station Anwar Hossain confirmed the fact of the incident and said that three officials of the bank have been detained under section 54. They were sent to jail throw the court on Friday.

He said that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will take necessary measures regarding money embezzlement and other issues.


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