The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday arrested Anindita Mridha, daughter of former Managing Director of NRB Global Bank and Reliance Finance PK Halder, and his prime aide Sukumar Mridha in connection with embezzling and laundering money.
The national anti-graft body arrested them following interrogation at its headquarters from 10am.
Earlier, the ACC arrested PK Halder’s close aides Abantika Boral and Shankha Bepari.
On January 8, the Interpol issued a red alert against PK Halder who was facing charges of misappropriating Tk 10,000 crore taken from different financial institutions against companies owned by him and members of his family.
The alert was issued following a request made by Bangladesh Police.
On January 5, the High Court slapped a travel ban on 25 people, including PK Halder’s mother Lilaboti Halder, in connection with embezzling and laundering money.
On December 1 last, a Dhaka court issued a warrant for his arrest following a petition filed by the ACC.
On October 21, the High Court directed law enforcement agencies to arrest alleged money launderer PK Halder on his return from abroad.
The government had issued a travel ban on him on October 3 last year but he managed to go abroad.