Breaking News

Asia Today ISSN 1861-4604 Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Millionaire NBR officer through illegal income, says wife

NBR official Md. Shahid Khan

Share on Facebook November 22, 2017, Reporter : banglanews24, Reader : 925


DHAKA: Wife of an official of National Board of Revenue (NBR) accused her husband of embezzling millions of money.
The NBR official is Md. Shahid Khan, Assistant Revenue Officer of the Department of Customs and Refund.

Hasina Begum, wife of Md. Shahid Khan, raised the allegation against her husband at a press conference at Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh (CRAB) on Wednesday (November 22).

Hasina Begum alleged that her husband has been doing business of C & F agent in Dhaka Customs House for the last 12 years.

She said that they married in 2007. After marriage, she learns that her husband has three other wives. Though Shahid Khan looks after his three other wives, but she was being neglected.

Shahid borrowed Tk 20 lakhs from her, promising her to give half of the house in her name which was built in Nikunja area of the city in 2008.

Later, he cheated her after issuing the house in his name and another of his wife’s name.

Following their marriage, Shahid Khan married a few other women by means of allurement.

Shahid Khan embezzled millions of money in 2002-03 while working in Rajshahi Hilly Customs Station.

From 2006 to 2010, he embezzled millions from Dhaka Customs House and ICD Kamalapur.

In 2013-14, 20 grams of gold and millions of Taka were too embezzled by him.
Hasina said she has no security for her life. Terrorists, supported by her husband, are giving her death treats constantly.

When contacted, Director General of Customs and Refund Wahida Rahman Chowdhury told Banglanews that a written complaint was submitted.

Then, the complaint was sent to the chairman of NBR. Thereupon, Shahid Khan was suspended. An investigation is underway.


More Euro Asia news of the month


Mentioning that one of the world's languages disappears in every two weeks, the Unesco has urged all countries to promote...

Photos China outbids India for stake in DSE

Bangladesh has agreed to sell a large stake in its stock exchange to a Chinese consortium, an official said on Tuesday, rebuffing a...

Photos UN expects free and fair polls in Bangladesh

DHAKA: The office of the UN secretary general expressed hope that Bangladesh will reach into an environment to hold a free and fair...

Photos Donors losing interest to help Rohingyas

Donors have lost interest in giving emergency aid to Rohingyas, David Beasley, executive director of the World Food Programme, has told...

Photos Lawyers Zainul-Khokon secured ad interim bail

The High Court on Sunday gave ad interim bail to Supreme Court Ainjibi Samity president Adv Zainul Abedin and its secretary...

Photos Violent protests in Bangladesh after Khaleda Zia verdict

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb 9 (ANI): Violent protests have taken place across Bangladesh after former prime minister and opposition leader...

Photos AL needs to try its corrupt leaders now, CPB says after Khaleda’s conviction

The Awami League risks Khaleda Zia’s conviction clouded with controversy if its leaders involved in corruption are not tried,...

Photos Ex-Bangladesh PM Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia has been sentenced to five years in prison on corruption charges. Zia received the...

Photos Indonesia, Bangladesh committed to enhancing ties

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan 29 (ANI): Indonesian President Joko Widodo wrapped up his two-day visit to Bangladesh on Monday and called for...

Flying Reimagined

Stock Index

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Life Style

Photo Gallery