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NBL official sent to jail in graft case

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Court Correspondent :
The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka on Wednesday sent a former Executive Vice President of the National Bank to the jail in a graft case.
Magistrate Ziarul Islam of the CMM Court passed the order yesterday after Investigation Officer (IO) of the case ACC Deputy Director Jahangir Hossain
produced him before the court.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested former Executive Vice President Sahabuddin Chowdhury of the National Bank Limited from his residence at the capital's Ramna area on Tuesday night.
On January 17, 2007, a case was filed against six persons including the bank official, with city's Motijheel Police Station for allegedly swindling out over Tk 2.5 crore from the National Bank.
According to the first information report (FIR), the accused persons in collusion with each other withdrew the money, opening back-to-back letters of credit (LC) at the bank creating fake documents and finally swindled out the money.

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