United Group Chairman Hasan Mahmood says he wasn’t named in Panama Papers

He spoke to reporters after facing an interrogation by the Anti-Corruption Commission at its headquarters on Monday.

Raja, one of the Bangladeshi businessmen named in the Panama Papers for money laundering, has been interrogated for three hours by the commission’s Deputy Director SMM Akhter Hamid.

The ACC will also interrogate three more directors from United Group—Khondaker Moinul Ahsan Shamim, Ahmed Ismail Hossain and Akhter Mahmood—over the same allegation.

“They wanted information about my personal issues and my company,” Raja said.

He claimed that he was not named in the Panama Papers adding the ACC is scrutinising everything.

“A newspaper reported that we were named in the Panama Papers. But why did they summon me now as the Panama Papers were published in 2016? Those named in the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers were summoned back then, but not me.”

“Our competitor has used a newspaper to publish our names. You can check the website. It

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