Dhaka, May 29 (UNB) - The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday grilled four top bosses of Destiny Group, including its Chairman Mohammad Rafiqul Amin, about the reported fraudulence and irregularities of the MLM Company.
A two-member ACC probe body, led by its deputy director Mozahar Ali Sardar, quizzed the Destiny Group chairman, vice-presidents M Sayeed-ur-Rahman, and Mohammad Gofranul Haque and Destiny-2000 Ltd chairman Mohammad Hossain.
In response to a notice of the anti-graft watchdog, the four Destiny Group high officials appeared before the probe body at about 10am at its Segunbagicha office in the city.
The ACC will quiz four other Destiny Group directors Sayed Sajjad Hossain, Md Mesbahuddin Swapan, Tariqul Huda Swapon and Irfan Ahmed Sunny tomorrow on (Wednesday) about the allegations.
The anti-graft body will also interrogate four other Destiny Group directors Hosne Are Islam, Farha Diba, Mitu Rani Biswash and Selina Rahman on Thursday.
Earlier on April 4, the ACC started the investigation into the irregularities of Destiny Group.
Several newspapers recently published reports on the multi-level marketing (MLM) company’s alleged involvement in several irregularities, including illegal banking and collecting money from people through cheating.
On May 14, a Dhaka court issued a warrant for the arrest of Destiny-2000 Limited chairman and managing director of Boishakhi Media Limited and two other officials after businessman MNH Bulu, a shareholder of Boishakhi Media Limited, filed a case against them.
On April 1, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce Ministry decided to request the Finance Minister and the central bank governor for taking action against Destiny-2000 Ltd-like MLM companies.
A Bangladesh Bank inquiry recently found the proof of illegal banking by Destiny Multipurpose Co-operative Society, a sister concern of Destiny.
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) froze five bank accounts, including that of Destiny Group's Chairman Mohammad Rafiqul Amin on April 25.