The Anti-corruption Commission has served notice to the former Director-General (D G) of Health Prof. Dr. Abul Kalam Azad to appear at the headquarters of the Anti-corruption Commission on 12th and 13th August in order to conduct probes on the irregularities in the supply of masks and PPE including other equipment of health.
This information was obtained from the letter sent to D G from the headquarters of Anti corruption Commission signed on Thursday by director Mir Mohammad Jainul Abedin Shibli.
The letter says,"Allegations against the concerned officials and employees of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Directorate of Health have been made in connection with buying masks, PPE and other health equipment of inferior quality .through irregularities, corruption and misuse of power, and supplying them to different hospitals for treatment of COVID19 and thereby the accusation for acquiring of illegal wealth by embezzling tens of millions of tk in collusion with others has been leveled at."
The letter further says," For the interest of thorough and proper inquiry, hearing and recording of your statement is essentially needed"
Under the above circumstances, you are highly requested to appear with records (if any ) relating to the allegations at the office of the undersigned at 10 am on August 12,2020.
Failing to appear on time, it will be assumed that you have nothing to make any statement.