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06:02 PM, June 25, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:06 PM, June 25, 2021

Farmers Bank scam: ACC arrests proprietor

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested Robin Siddiqui, proprietor of, an advertisement firm, in a case filed over misappropriating Tk 26.66 lakh from the Farmers Bank Ltd.

Two other accused in the case are, AKM Shamim, former Managing Director of Farmers Bank Ltd and its first Vice-President Dewan Reza Ali.

A team of ACC led by Deputy Assistant Director Md Ferdous Rahman arrested Robin Siddiqui (56) from Malibagh area yesterday afternoon.

Ferdous Rahman, also the investigation officer of the case, produced Robin before the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Md Shahidul Islam this afternoon.

The magistrate then sent him to Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj as the IO appealed to the court to keep him in jail until the investigation is completed.

Earlier on December 24 last year, ACC Assistant Director Mohammad Joynal Abedin filed the case against Robin and two others with its Integrated District Office of Dhaka-1.

According to the prosecution, it was alleged that AKM Shamim in collaboration with two others formed fake and misappropriated Tk 26,66,340 in the name of from the Farmers Bank Ltd (now named Padma Bank Ltd).


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