News Desk, Dhaka::
Two bankers have been held as an estimated amount of Tk3.77 crore in cash went missing from the vault of Dhaka Bank’s Bongshal branch.
Rifazul Haque, in charge (cash), and Emran Ahmed, manager (operations) were arrested on Thursday soon after the bank authorities lodged a complaint about the incident, said KN Niyoti Roy, assistant commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (Lalbagh zone).
According to the complaint, an audit team of the bank found a total of Tk3,77,66,000 missing from the vault and submitted a statement to the branch manager in this regard.
Abu Bakar Siddique, the branch manager, interrogated the bank officials who were entrusted with taking care of the vault. At one stage, the duo confessed to misappropriating the amount from the vault.
Later, the bank authorities handed them over to the police.