Appellate division upholds HC order on PK Halder and others

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 13:23, Feb 26, 2020 | Updated : 13:26, Feb 26, 2020

A general view of the Supreme Court building of Bangladesh. File Photo/Sazzad HossainAppellate Division has upheld the High Court order to seize the accounts and passports of PK Halder, former Managing Director of NRB Global Bank and Reliance Finance Limited and 20 others. Halder and the others are accused of laundering money.

The appellate bench led by chief justice Syed Mahmud Hossain gave the order on Wednesday (Feb 26).

Earlier, on Tuesday (Feb 25), former governor of Bangladesh Bank Ibrahim Khaled and executive director of Bangladesh Bank Shah Alam came to the court and gave their opinion.

On Jan 21, High Court ordered the seizing of bank account and passports of PK Halder and others. Court also appointed Ibrahim Khaled, former governor of Bangladesh Bank as an independent director and chairman of International Leasing and Finance Service Limited. 

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