Prashanta Kumar Halder (P.Ok. Halder) is a Bangladeshi-Candian banker. He’s a Bangladeshi businessman who had management over a number of monetary companies and misused his authority by embezzling over 100 Billion Taka with the assistance of his associates and kinfolk. After hiding in India for two years, he was lastly arrested on 14 Could 2022.
P.Ok. Halder was born in mid 90s at Matibhanga union, Nazirpur in Bangladesh. His family members used to name him Moru in childhood. He studied on the Dighirjan Authorities Main College for his early schooling. After this, he went to Dighirjan Excessive College for SCC. He at all times remained the highest ranker in his class. After this, he attended the Bangladesh College of Engineering and Know-how for his commencement. After this, he went to the Institute of Enterprise Administration, Dhaka College for pursuing his MBA.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Mother and father & Siblings
He’s the son of Pralab Chandra Halder and Lilabati Haldar. His father was a tailor and his mom was a college instructor in Matibhanga union, Nazirpur. He has two brothers named Pijush Haldar and Pranesh Haldar who’re each businessmen and now stay in India.
P.Ok. Halder had two girlfriends in Bangladesh and so they had been Avantika Baral and Nahida Runai. Ujjwal Kumar, an affiliate of PK Halder gave a press release to Dhaka Metropolitan Justice of the Peace named Atiqul Islam and talked about the 2 girlfriends of PK Halder. He stated,
PK Haldar’s two girlfriends, Avantika Baral and Nahida Runai. He has traveled to Singapore and Thailand 20 to 25 occasions individually with these two. There was nice competitors between the 2 to get PK Haldar’s firm.”
Aside from touring overseas along with his two girlfriends, he used to individually spend time with every one among them at numerous golf equipment in Dhaka.
Ujjwal Kumar Nandi additionally acknowledged that he and all the opposite associates of P.Ok. Haldar used to name Avantika as Little Apa and Runai as Massive Apa. After interrogating Ujjwal, the ACC investigation staff stated,
PK Haldar’s relationship with Runai and Avantika was like that of a husband and spouse. And Runai and Avantika’s relationship was like Satin’s. There was additionally fierce competitors between the 2 for abroad journey. As soon as, PK secretly went on a pleasure journey to Singapore with Avantika. When Runai realized of the matter, a number of individuals stated that PK had suffered bodily abuse. Aside from this, Runai attacked PK a number of occasions due to his closeness to Avantika.’
Cash Laundering Case
In 2008, P.Ok. Halder turned the Deputy Managing Director of Industrial and Infrastructure Growth Finance Firm Restricted. A yr later, in 2009 he was appointed because the Managing Director of Reliance Finance Ltd. On 3 July 2014, he based his personal firm P&L Hal Holding in Canada. In July 2015, he turned the Managing Director of NRB International Financial institution which was later renamed to International Islami Financial institution. He was additionally the proprietor of HAL worldwide and one of many administrators of this firm, Swapan Kumar Mistri was additionally serving as a director of Worldwide Leasing and Monetary Providers Ltd. The spouse of Swapan Kumar Mistri was the chairperson of Mutual Belief Financial institution (MTB) Ltd. One other individual linked to them was Uttam Kumar Mistri who was the brother of Swapan Kumar Mistri. The spouse of Uttam Mistri, Atoshi Mridha took a mortgage of about 800 Million Taka from the Worldwide Leasing and Monetary Providers Restricted for a pretend firm named Kolasin. Halder’s cousin, Amitav Adhikari was the director of Folks’s Leasing and Monetary Providers Ltd. from 2015 to 2019. That point round, Uzzal Kumar Nandi, who was a former colleague of Halder served because the chairperson of Folks’s Leasing & Monetary Providers Ltd. These two individuals assisted Halder within the embezzlement of tens of millions of takas from the Folks’s Leasing & Monetary Providers Ltd. After this embezzlement, Halder turned the chairperson of Folks’s Leasing & Monetary Providers Ltd. The fraud was suspected in 2019 and the investigation in opposition to Halder started after a number of raids on unlawful casinos had been made in Dhaka. In 2020 the Bangladesh Financial institution revealed that Halder has embezzled a complete of 15 Billion Taka from the Worldwide Leasing & Monetary Providers Restricted. This was adopted by 22 Billion from FAS Finance & Funding Ltd. The third fraud was with Folks’s Leasing & Monetary Providers Ltd from the place he stole 30 Billion. One other robbed firm was Reliance Finance Restricted from the place he stole 25 Billion taka. After these findings, the Bangladesh Monetary Intelligence Unit (BFI) and the Anti Corruption Fee investigated Halder. In March 2020, he eloped from Bangladesh and got here to India an hour earlier than a journey ban was enforced in opposition to him. From India, he went to Canada as he was a Canadian citizen. In December 2020, all of the properties of P.Ok. Halder had been seized by the Anti Corruption Fee of Bangladesh. Halder additionally owned Northern Jute Manufacturing Firm Ltd., Rahman Chemical compounds, Aziz Fibre Jute Management, and Simtex Industries, and his cousin Amitabh Adhikari left his job at Bangladesh Civil Service and joined his enterprise. In January 2021, NI Khan, who was related to him was banned by Bangladesh from leaving the nation.
Nonetheless, this order was revoked later by an enchantment. 14 individuals related to Halder had been known as by the Anti Corruption Fee of Bangladesh to their workplace for investigation concerning Halder’s cash laundering case. On 5 April 2021, Abdul Alim, the proprietor of Clewiston Meals and Lodging sued Halder for the mortgage matter to determine Radisson Blue lodge within the Bazar of Cox. As per Alim, Halder demanded a majority stake in his firm for approving this enterprise mortgage in 2014. One other shut affiliate of Halder was Pritish Kumar Sarker who was the Managing director of FAS Finance and Funding Ltd. was prevented from leaving Bangladesh by the Financial institution of Bangladesh. Courtroom ordered Halder to return to Bangladesh however he disobeyed this authorized order as nicely. In November 2021, the Anti Corruption Fee of Bangladesh filed prices in opposition to Halder and the individuals concerned with him together with Pritish Kumar Halder.
PK Halder was hiding from everybody and was secretly staying in India. In Could 2022, PK Halder was arrested by the Indian officers from Ashoknagar within the North 24 Parganas in West Bengal, India. He was staying in India by falsely representing his identification by the title of Shibshankar Halder.
- In his childhood, he was as soon as [physically assaulted for an issue about his school’s finances.
- When arrested, he was found with an Indian, Bangladeshi passport, and a Grenadian passport.
- A Red Corner Notice was issued against P.K. Halder by the International Criminal Police Organization known as Interpol as per the Directorate of Enforcement reports.