Rumi Akter Polly of DOT
 A team led by Deputy Director of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Md Salauddin arrested Avantika Baral, an alleged girlfriend of Prashanta Kumar Halder alias PK Halder, the mastermind behind one of the biggest financial scams in the nation’s history, from Dhanmondi in the capital yesterday and brought her to the its office, reports The Business Standard.
 Confirming the matter, ACC Director (Public Relations) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya said that Avantika has been arrested as ACC found his connection with PK Halder in a case filed against him in January last year for illegally amassing wealth worth Tk 275 crore, reports Daily Sun.
 Following the arrest, Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Kayes placed Avantika on a 3-day remand yesterday afternoon.
 The ACC Director further said that Avantika will be brought to the ACC office again for interrogation on Sunday.