A Dhaka court has ordered freezing eight bank accounts of former mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Sayeed Khokon and three of his family members.
ACC deputy director Jalaluddin Ahmed filed a petition on Sunday seeking steps to freeze the bank accounts as part of their investigation.
Judge of the Senior Special Judge's Court KM Emrul Kayesh passed an order later in the day following the filing of the petition.
The eight bank accounts belong to Sayeed Khokon, his wife Farhana Alam, sister Shahana Hanif and mother Fatema Hanif as part of an investigation into allegations of corruption, a source at the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) told UNB on Monday.
Of the eight bank accounts, three belong to Syeed Khokon’s businesses, the source added.