Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has summoned Proshanto Kumar Halder, former managing director of Reliance Finance Limited and NRB Global Bank, and four others over the allegations of embezzling Tk 3500 crore from People’s Leasing and Finance Services.

The other four people are — Shaw Wallace Bangladesh Ltd’s Managing Director M Nurul Alam and directors Rezaur Rahman, Mizanur Rahman and Syeada Ruhi Gaznabi.

Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee, ACC’s public relations director, confirmed the development to The Business Post on Wednesday.

ACC Deputy Director Gulshan Anwar Pradhan in separate notices asked the five to appear before the commission on August 10 to face interrogation, though Halder fled the country earlier.

Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee said, “ACC summoned Proshanto Kumar Halder and four others over the allegations of embezzling about Tk 3,500 crore from PLFS.”

Earlier on January 8, the ACC filed a case against PK Halder over his alleged involvement in amassing of illegal wealth worth about Tk 275 crore.

There are also allegations that PK Halder and his associates embezzled around Tk 1,500 crore from International Leasing and Financial Services Limited between 2015 and 2016 before PK Halder fled to Canada.

 

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