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Destiny vice-president, 3 others surrender in court

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Published: 16:22, 29 June 2022   Update: 16:26, 29 June 2022
Destiny vice-president, 3 others surrender in court

Destiny Vice-president Major (retd) Sakibuzzaman Khan and three others surrendered before a court in Dhaka on Wednesday in a case filed for amazing Tk 4.119crore.

Upon the surrender of them, Judge of the Dhaka Special (Court-4) Sheikh Nazmul Alam sent them to jail rejecting bail petition.

The three other accused are- Destiny Group’s organization Best Aviation Assistant Manager Mollah Al Amin, Head of Finance Kazi Mohammad Fazlur Karim and Sunil Baran Karmakar.

Earlier on June 12, Farah Diba, the wife of Destiny Group Managing Director Rafiqul Amin surrendered before the court. Later, the court sent her to jail.

On May 12, the court sentenced all 46 people accused in the case to varying terms for embezzlement and money laundering. They were also fined Tk 23 billion in total.

The case statement said that the Destiny Group collected Tk 19.01 billion for the multipurpose cooperative project in 2008 and embezzled Tk 18.61 billion from there, causing losses to 850,000 investors.