ACC seeks details of 8 BNP leaders’ bank accounts


The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday sent letters to seven banks seeking details of all bank accounts of eight leaders of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).

(Top) Nazrul Islam Khan, Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Abdul Awal Mintoo and Morshed Khan. (Bottom) Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury, Mirza Abbas, Habibun-nabi Khan Sohel and Tabith Awal.
ACC deputy director Shamsul Alam sent separate letters to the banks seeking details of all the accounts of the eight BNP leaders.

The banks are: HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Dutch-Bangla Bank, National Bank, First Security Islamic Bank, Arab Bangladesh Bank and Dhaka Bank.

ACC has launched a probe into allegations of money laundering and ‘suspicious’ bank transactions by eight top BNP leaders in a month.

The BNP leaders are: party standing committee members Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Mirza Abbas, Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury and Nazrul Islam Khan, vice-chairmen M Morshed Khan and Abdul Awal Mintoo, joint secretary general Habibun Nabi Khan Sohel and executive committee member Tabith Awal.