Brac Bank forgery © BBN
Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Police arrested 11 persons Sunday afternoon when they attempted to withdraw BDT 80 crore with fake documents from the Gulshan branch of Brac Bank.
“The persons showing a forged power of attorney papers were trying to withdrawn Fixed Deposit Return (FDR) amount which is belong to Saiful Islam, an expatriate,” an official of the bank told the BBN seeking anonymity as he was not authorised to speak.
On suspicion that the power of attorney papers are fake, the officials of the bank informed police, he added.
Rafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Gulshan Police Station, confirmed the forgery attempt to the BBN.
On information from the Gulshan branch of the Brac Bank, police rushed to the spot and arrested the persons, the police officer said.
BBN/AI/AD-08Mar15-6:00pm (BST)