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PK Halder fled through Benapole

Published : Monday, 1 March, 2021 at 7:30 PM  Count : 277

PK Halder fled through Benapole

PK Halder fled through Benapole


Prashanta Kumar Halder alias PK Halder, the disgraced director of International Leasing and Finance Service Ltd (ILFSL) had escaped from the country through Benapole land port after embezzling Tk 3,600 crore.

The Immigration Department of the Special Branch (SB) of police informed this to the High Court.

Deputy attorney general AKM Amin Uddin Manik confirmed media on Monday that PK Halder fled the country on October 23, 2019.

Earlier on February 15, the High Court raised question that how did PK Halder fled the country despite its confiscation order on his passport.

At the same time, the HC ordered for a list of those in-charge at the airport immigration and the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on the day PK Halder fled the country.

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 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.

LY

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