The High Court on Monday asked the concerned authorities to explain how Prashanta Kumar Halder (PK Halder) fled abroad despite its confiscation order on his passport.
The HC also asked to inform the progress of cases against him.
The court also asked to submit the full list of employees of three departments of Bangladesh Bank (BB) since 2008, by 15 March.
The High Court bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Mohi Uddin Shamim passed the order today after submission the list of 394 officials working in three departments of Bangladesh Bank since 2010.
The HC further ordered for a list of those in charge of immigration at the airport and those in charge of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on the day PK Halder fled the country.
Lawyer Md Khurshid Alam Khan stood for ACC, Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin Manik represented the state and Barrister Khan Mohammad Shamim Aziz was on behalf of Bangladesh Bank.
On 21 January, the High Court directed to provide the names, titles and addresses of those in charge of the three departments of BB from 2008 to 2020.
At the same time, BB was asked to inform by 15 February whether these officials have failed to curb money laundering at that time and whether any action has been taken against those who failed to perform their duties.
According to the order, BB said that 147 people in the Department of Financial Institutions and Markets, 57 people in the Financial Institutions Inspection Department and 190 people have been working in the Internal Audit Department since 2010.
Earlier, the central bank had asked for time to prepare the list as they had manual systems in 2008 and 2009, and to investigate fraud and money laundering.
Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin confirmed the information.
After a report published in a daily titled 'The ACC will seek Interpol's help in apprehending PK Halder' on 18 November, the next day the High Court took suo moto action and ordered seeking information on the steps taken to bring back and arrest PK Halder.