The government officials are going to submit a report to the High Court by 17 December about the detailed information of the money launderers and measures taken so far to bring back the laundered money, said Attorney General Amin Uddin.
"In an order, the High Court asked foreign secretary, Anti-Corruption Commission chairman and concerned authorities to submit a report on money launderers. So, we had a meeting with concerned offices today," the Attorney General said on Monday evening.
A meeting was held at Attorney General's office on Monday evening, with participation of the representatives of Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Board of Revenue (NBR), and the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
On 22 November, a High Court bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukdar and Justice Ahmed Sohel issued a suo moto rule asking the authorities concerned to submit detailed information of the people, who have laundered money abroad.
ACC, Home Ministry, Foreign Ministry, Bangladesh Bank, Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit, and NBR were made respondents to the ruling and asked to submit the information in the form of a report within 17 December.
Talking to the reporters after the meeting on Monday evening, Attorney General Amin Uddin said he sat with the representatives of the agencies concerned and discussed about their preparations.
"Hopefully, we will be able to submit the report in due time," he said.