Ten officials of Bank Asia Limited on Wednesday testified in a case against 14 including former managing director of the then NRB Global Bank and Reliance Finance, Proshanta Kumar Halder alias PK Halder, filed over amassing illegal wealth and laundering money abroad.
The witnesses are Md Nasir Uddin, Manjurul Haque, Naimur Rahman, Asifuzzaman Khan, Masudur Rahman, Salman, Golam Rabbani, Syed Asad Ahmed, Sujayet Khan Mahtab and Sheikh Munirul Hakim submitted their testimonies at Dhaka Special Judge Court-10 in presence of four accused Abantika Boral, Shonkho Bepari, Sukumar Mridha and Anindita Mridha.
The defence later cross-examined the witnesses. After end of their cross-examination, Judge Mohammad Nazrul Islam adjourned the hearing till November 30.
Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Qayesh on March 27 issued arrest warrant against 10 fugitive accused in the case including Proshanta Kumar Halder alias PK Halder.
The court also issued arrest warrant against PK Halder's mother Lilaboti Halder, Purnima Rani Halder, Uttam Kumar Mistri, Amitabh Adhikari, Pritish Kumar Halder, Rajib Shom, Subrata Das, Anang Mohan Roy and Swapan Kumar Mistri.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on January 8, 2020, filed the case against Halder for amassing illegal wealth of around Taka 275 crore and laundering the money abroad.