Banks have been asked to provide the details of bank accounts of eight people, including actress Pori Moni and former Awami League leader Helena Jahangir.
According to a source at the Bangladesh Bank, a letter from Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BIFU) was sent to all the banks across the country seeking the details in this regard in response to a request from the Police Department.
“Banks have been instructed to send the accounts details of eight people within three days to the BIFU after receiving the letter,” said a Bangladesh Bank official wishing not to be named.
The name of Pori Moni was mentioned as Shamsun Nahar Smriti, which is her real name, with address as Mathbaria, Pirozpur.
The six others are models Faria Mahbub Piasha and Morium Aktar Mou, film producer Nazrul Islam, Rozina Aktar, Saleh Chowdhury and Mishu Hasan.