BM: ED arrests 6 people including 3 Bangladeshi nationals from North 24 Parganas

As many as six people, including three Bangladeshi nationals, were arrested at North 24 Parganas by the Law Enforcement Branch, officials said on Saturday. “Out of the 6 arrested today, there are three Bangladeshi nationals among them. This is related to a massive money laundering case in Bangladesh. The names of the Bangladeshi nationals are Proshanta Kumar Halder, Pritish Kumar Halder and Pranesh Kumar Halder Their properties and properties of their associates across the state of West Bengal were raided by ED,” officials said.

Proshanta Kumar Halder posed as an Indian citizen by the name of Shibshankar Halder after he managed to fraudulently obtain various government identities such as ration card, Indian voter ID card, PAN card and Adhar. The same case involves other Halder associates, the official added. “ED found that these Bangladeshi nationals also managed to start companies in India based on fraudulently obtained identities and even bought real estate properties in various places including some upmarket areas of Kolkata. Proshanta Kumar Halder and other associates are charged in a multi-million financial fraud in Bangladesh,” officials said.

On May 13, ED carried out searches at various premises linked to Bangladeshi nationals, namely Proshanta Kumar Halder, Pritish Kumar Halder, Pranesh Kumar Halder and their associates across the state of West Bengal. (ANI)

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