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ACC probes allegation of loan embezzlement at Agrani Bank branch

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Published: 03:06, 14 October 2021  
ACC probes allegation of loan embezzlement at Agrani Bank branch

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday conducted a drive at Nalitabari branch of Agrani Bank to probe allegation that loans meant for farmers have been withdrawn through fraud.

Deputy Director of ACC Public relations office Muhammad Arif Sadeq told UNB that the enforcement team of Integrated District Office, Tangail led by Deputy Director Jitendra Nath visited the spot and questioned the concerned including the branch manager Suman Chandra Karmakar about the allegations and recorded their statements.

The team checked the documents of the fake loan and recorded the statements of fake loan receivers, the spokesperson also said.

The ACC has already filed two cases against the accused on corruption charges, which are currently in the process of approval of the charge-sheet.

According to the case, branch manager of the bank withdrew the dedicated loan allocated for the farmers creating fake National Identify Card (NID) in the name of farmers.

The ACC Enforcement Team will submit a final report to the Commission along with the necessary recommendations after verifying all the information and evidence obtained in the operation.

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