PK Halder's two associates arrested
Published : Thursday, 21 January, 2021 at 3:23 PM Count : 304
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday arrested Sukumar Mridha and his daughter Anindita Mridha,two associates of Prashanta Kumar Halder (PK Halder), the disgraced director of International Leasing and Finance Service Ltd (ILFSL).
They were arrested around 1pm after being questioned at the ACC's Segunbagicha office and were taken to the CMM court around 2pm.
Earlier, they came to the ACC office around 10am.
Md Salahuddin, Deputy Director (Investigation) of the anti-graft body, told media that the due were arrested after they provided important information in a case filed against PK Halder for amassing illegal wealth.
Halder reportedly amassed Tk 3,600 crore and laundered the money abroad while performing his duties as director at ILFSL.
On January 8, Anti-Corruption Commission also filed a case against Halder for acquiring wealth of approximately Tk 274,91,55,355 (almost Tk 275 crore) beyond any known income sources and money laundering.