DHAKA: A Dhaka court gave more time to Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Police to submit probe report till May 21 in Bangladesh Bank cyber heist case.
Dhaka’s Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yeasir Ahsan Chowdhury reset the date as investigation officer of the case did not submit the report on Wednesday (April 17).
With this, CID has missed 59 dates for probe report submission in the heist of $101 million from the central bank's account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York in February 2016.
Earlier on March 13, A Dhaka court asked CID to submit probe report on April 17 in Bangladesh Bank cyber heist case.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sarafuzzaman Ansari re-fixed the date ad after investigation officer of the case failed to submit the report on that day.
On March 15, 2016, Bangladesh Bank filed the case with Motijheel Police Station.
On February 1 this year, Bangladesh filed a lawsuit against Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) of Philippines, with a court of United States of America, over the heist of $81 million from Bangladesh Bank (BB) reserve.
Later on March 6, Rizal Commercial Banking Corp of Philippine filed a defamation suit against the central bank of Bangladesh for "vicious" public attacks in connection with an $81-million cyber heist.
BDST: 1354 HRS, APR 17, 2019