Jashim Uddin Chishty, coping with director of debatable e-commerce organization Dhamaka purchasing, has misappropriated extra than Tk forty five.47 crore from the corporation, according to a probe of the Bangladesh bank.
The investigation located that Chishty took away Tk 24.Sixty three crore from the business enterprise inside the call of disbursing loans to other organizations, Tk 20 crore inside the call of software program sale, and Tk 0.84 crore in advance.
Dhamaka purchasing, an e-trade commercial enterprise of Invariant Telecom Bangladesh Ltd, a concern of Microtrade group, is one of the e-commerce corporations in Bangladesh that have failed to deliver items to clients in spite of receiving advanced bills months ago.
In line with the BB probe, the corporation acquired Tk 705.Fifty two crore from customers in advance and delivered goods worth Tk 402.Fifty two crore to them. It did not quit items worth Tk 303 crore.
Traders submitted payments well worth Tk 724.57 crore to Dhamaka against shipping of goods to clients. But, Dhamaka paid Tk 557.75 crore to the merchants, which means the online firm nonetheless owes Tk 167.Forty nine crore to the suppliers, the BB file also stated.
As a end result, Dhamaka buying owes a complete of Tk 470.Forty nine crore to traders and customers. The BB submitted its investigation record to the trade ministry on Sunday.
Talking to The every day famous person, AHM Shafiquzzaman, more secretary of the trade ministry and leader of the digital commerce cell, said the ministry might assessment the report as a way to decide its later path of action.
“The Bangladesh financial Intelligence Unit and the crook investigation department (CID) might also find whether the money turned into laundered or now not through Dhamaka shopping,” he said.
In September remaining year, the CID filed a Tk 116.Sixty eight crore cash laundering case in opposition to the company with Banani police station.
The cash laundering case is underneath research, said Humayun Kabir, special superintendent of the economic crime unit of the CID.
Chishty and his circle of relatives individuals have been absconding when you consider that July final yr.
In September ultimate 12 months, the fast action Battalion arrested Sirajul Islam Rana, chief running officer of Dhamaka purchasing, Imtiaz Hasan Shobuj, head of the cellular fashion life-style class, and Ibrahim Shwapon, head of the electronics class.
CID investigators found that Invariant Telecom took permission from the workplace of the Registrar of Joint stock groups and corporations on February 25, 2015 for uploading and exporting software, telecom systems, smartphones, IP phones and net services gadget.
In October 2020, the employer released Dhamaka shopping with none approval. Business activities of the platform are currently closed.
In a publish on its facebook page on December 26, Dhamaka buying said it might be operational as soon as the brand new authorities coverage is launched.
A critical banker, speaking on circumstance of anonymity, told The day by day celebrity that folks who were concerned in selling bikes most effective in papers need to be delivered under the regulation.
“The beneficiaries must additionally be introduced to justice due to the fact they have benefited plenty as well. If they face trial, it will be lot simpler to discover the truth,” he said.
Dhamaka purchasing had more than two lakh registered customers, and about eleven,000 carriers used to deliver items to the corporation, consistent with the BB.
The platform claimed it used to promote mobile telephones, TVs, laptops, computer systems, fridges, bikes, groceries, watches, sunglasses, family items, fixtures and plenty of different merchandise earlier than its operation is suspended.