ACC detain 2 land officials with bribe money

Published : 07 Nov 2019 10:16 PM | Updated : 07 Sep 2020 12:20 PM

Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) vigilance team detained a former Chainman of Land Acquisition office in Chattogram district administration along with bribe money of Tk.7.50 lakh and commission cheques of TK 91 lakh, reports BSS.

Chainman Nazrul Islam, now land assistant of Fatikchari Land office was detained from a cloth store of Chattogram Shopping complex this evening. Nazrul is also the owner of cloth store named Eyana and a food house in the same shopping complex. Earlier, Nazrul was instantly transferred to Fatikchari Land office on February 19, 2017 for alleged involvement with irregularities and corruption in his previous service station at Chattogram District land Acquisition office by the Minister of Land Saifuzzaman Chowdhury when he visited the district land acquisition office.

ACC official Ratan Kumar Das who led the drive told newsmen that Taslim Uddin, the office assistant of Fatikchari land office was also present during the detention of the Chainman along with Tk.57 thousand found in his pocket. Taslim was also taken in ACC office for quizzing, he added. Besides, two employees of the said shop were also brought to ACC office for quizzing, ACC sources said.