AL's Zafarullah charged
Friday, 26 September 2008

Money laundering, illegal wealth

Desk Report

The Anticorruption Commission has pressed charges against Awami League presidium member Kazi Zafarullah in two separate cases involving money laundering and earning illegal wealth.

Investigation officer and ACC deputy assistant director Md Abul Kashem submitted the charge sheets to Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court on Thursday.
 
Zafarullah is accused of money laundering for concealing wealth by keeping Tk 7 crore in deposit accounts with Premier Bank's Banani branch under the name of his sister Sabiha Mahbub and nephew Abdullah Emran Yusuf.
 
Kashem filed the case with Gulshan police on June 12.
 
Zafarullah is accused in a separate case of amassing Tk 15.23 crore beyond his known income. The case was filed with Gulshan police on June 8.
 
The ACC approved the charge sheets on Wednesday.

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