ACC sues 5 SBC officials on graft charges
Staff reporter The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday filed a case against five officials of Sadharan Bima Corporation, the only state-owned general insurance corporation, for allegedly embezzling nearly Tk 38 lakh. ACC assistant director M Fazlul Haque filed the case with Motijheel Police Station in the capital, ACC source said. The case was filed against former general manger Bidhuvushan Chakrawarty, its manager Mohammad Ibrahim, manger (establishment) AFM Shahjalal, manager (audit) M Shahinuzzman and deputy manger Abdul Quader Shikder. According to the first information report (FIR), the accused in association with each other swindled nearly Tk 38 lakh preparing fake money receipts and marine certificates against eight cheques of Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC), which were issued against 13 bills of Sadharan Bima Corporation. They plundered the money from Sadharan Bima Corporation’s zonal office at Motijheel in Dhaka during April 18, 2011 to January 15, 2012, the FIR said.