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Two Dhaka Bank officials land in jail over missing Tk 3.77cr

18 Jun 2021 19:46:10 | Update: 18 Jun 2021 19:46:25
Two Dhaka Bank officials land in jail over missing Tk 3.77cr
Tk 3.77 crore reportedly went missing from the vault of Bangshal branch of Dhaka Bank on Thursday night. — Collected Photo

A court on Friday sent two officials of Dhaka Bank’s Bangshal branch over the missing of Taka 3.77 crore from the bank’s vault.

The two accused are- senior cash in-charge Rifatul Haque and operation manager Emran Ahmed.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Masudur Rahman passed the order as investigation officer (IO) and Bangshal Police Station sub-inspector Prodip Kumar Sarker produced them before the court and pleaded to sent them to jail after showing them arrested under section 54.

The IO in his plea said the accused were in-charge of the vault of the branch and the keys were in their possessions. An audit team of the bank learned about the missing amount during their audit on Thursday and filed the report to branch manager Abu Bakkar Siddique.

The manager interrogated Rifatul Haque and Emran Ahmed and they confessed to misappropriating the money.

The bank authorities handed them over to Bangshal police and filed the report.