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2022-09-23 06:47:27 BdST

PK Halder may be returned to Bangladesh by March

Proshanta Kumar (PK) Halder, a Bangladeshi businessman behind the bar in money laundering case in India, may be returned to the country by March.

Being wanted in various corruption cases for misappropriating public money and laundering abroad, Halder is also wanted by Bangladesh court and administration.

Former managing director of NRB Global Bank, PK Halder fled to India through Benapole land port on October 23, 2019.

In Bangladesh, he is facing 34 cases with 83 bank accounts frozen and Tk 1,000 properties confiscated for embezzling public money and laundering abroad.

Enforcement Directorate of India entrusted with probing the cases against Halder said he is going to be handed over to Bangladesh authorities by March under the 2016 extradition treaty between both countries.

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