Verdict in graft case against PK Halder, 13 others on Oct 8
News Desk || risingbd.com
A Dhaka court on Wednesday (October 4) fixed October 8 to deliver verdict in a case filed against former managing director of NRB Global Bank Proshanta Kumar Halder alias PK Halder and 13 others for allegedly amassing illegal wealth and laundering money abroad.
Judge Mohammad Nazrul Islam of Dhaka Special Judge Court-10 will announce the verdict in the case.
Earlier on September 8, 2022, the court framed charges against former managing director of NRB Global Bank Proshanta Kumar Halder alias PK Halder and 13 others in the case.
Apart from Halder, the other 13 accused in the case are- Lilabati Halder, Purnima Rani Halder, Uttam Kumar Mistry, Amitabh Adhikari, Pritish Kumar Halder, Rajib Som, Subrata Das, Ananga Mohan Roy, Swapan Kumar Mistry, Avantika Baral, Shankha Bepari, Sukumar Mridha and Anindita Mridha.
Among them, Avantika Baral, Shankha Bepari, Sukumar Mridha and Anindita Mridha are in jail.
PK Halder and nine others were shown “fugitives” in the charge sheet and charges were framed against them in their absence.
The judge issued arrest warrants against PK Hakder and nine others.
According to the case statement, Halder and his other associates embezzled thousands of crores of Bangladeshi Taka and siphoned off to India and other countries.
He had laundered about Tk 80 crore to Canada and amassed about Tk 426 crore beyond his known sources of income, the case documents said.