The Anti Corruption Commission today conducted an operation against the Upazila Food Controller of Nabiganj upazila under Habiganj, for collecting paddy from a syndicate bypassing the local farmers.
A team consisting of three members from the co-ordinaated office of the ACC in Habiganj conducted the enforcement operation, according to deputy director of ACC Public Relations office Muhammad Arif Sadeq.
The Commission received some allegations that the Food Controller of Nabiganj collected paddy from a selected person and charged extra for allotting dealerships under the Open Market Sale (OMS) scheme.
During the operation, the list of farmers selected by the concerned office for the procurement of Boro paddy during the 2021-22 fiscal, receipts of purchase of paddy from farmers, weight standard and inventory certificates, loading/unloading instructions, and Khamar card were retrieved.
Later, the enforcement team visited food warehouses and OMS outlets to verify the authenticity.
The enforcement team will soon submit a report in this regard to the ACC high command, for a review of actions taken and submission of complaint, if necessary, for further action.