Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday filed a case against chairman of Lakshmipur Model Union of Chandpur Sadar Upazila and the owner of Shapla Media Production Company Salim Khan as the commission found illegal wealth of TK 34 crore and concealing the information of about Taka 67 lakh. ACC Assistant Director and Investigation Officer Ataur Rahman filed the main case wirh Dhaka Co-ordinated Office-1 of ACC. As the complaint against Salim Khan was initially proved, a notice of submission of assets statement was issued against him with the approval of the commission, the ACC Secretary said. After verifying the asset statement submitted by him, evidence of concealment of information of assets of Tk 66 lakh 99 thousand. In addition, the investigation of the ACC found evidence of assets outside the known income of TK34 crore 53 lakh 81 thousand and the case has been approved against him under Section 26 (2) and 27 (1) of the Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2004. Also read: ACC sues Khulna food inspector, wife Earlier, on April 26, Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Kayes banned Salim Khan from traveling abroad for 60 days in view of ACC's application. Later the time is extended in view of reapplying. On September 20, 2020, the ACC issued a notice to Salim Khan and his wife Shahanara Begum asking for an account of their assets as preliminary evidence of illegal assets was found during the investigation. After checking various documents including income tax statement of Salim Khan, his family expenditure account was found to be TK34 lakh 88 thousand 800 taka while his total income is 61 lakh 72 thousand taka including the salary and allowance received as the chairman of the union council. A notice to file a statement of assets was issued after the ACC's investigation found evidence of illegal assets,he added. Also read: ACC's spree continues against relatively small fry In addition, on April 6 of this year, an enforcement team led by ACC assistant director Rafi Nazmus Sa'dat conducted an operation by the enforcement team for verifying the allegations against Salim Khan. During the operation, the ACC team made a spot inspection of the proposed land for Chandpur Science and Technology University at a distance of 800 meters from the Meghna River along the Chandpur-Haimchar road at Lakshmipur Mauza of Chandpur Sadar Upazila. The education minister's family has recently been accused of irregularities in the acquisition of land for the proposed Chandpur University of Science and Technology. It is alleged that the education minister's family members, relatives and his close friends bought and sold land in Lakshmipur Mauza of Sadar Upazila while his elder brother Dr. Jawadur Rahim Wadud 99 percent of one acre land in 6 deeds, his cousin Zahidul Islam 61 percent of one acre and Laxmipur UP chairman Salim Khan also bought 19 acres of land there.
A Dhaka court on Sunday ordered the official beginning of trial against Regent Group chairman Mohammad Shahed after framing charges in a case filed by Anti-Corruption Commission over acquiring illegal assets. Judge Mohmmad Nazrul Islam of Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-10, passed the order rejecting an appeal of the accused seeking acquittal from charges. The court has fixed May 20 to hear the testimonies of the witnesses in this case, said advocate Mahmud Hossain Jahangir, lawyer representing ACC. Also read: HC rejects Shahed’s bail application Some of Shahed’s lawyers have sought bail in the case mentioning his long imprisonment and illness. They sought acquittal saying, "This case is false as Shahid does not possess this much wealth and he did not give any false information.” Meanwhile the ACC lawyer said the appeal should be rejected as Shahed is a habitual offender. The court also did not approve of the appeal to bring Shahed separately in a special vehicle during the hearings pressed by his lawyers, said ACC lawyer Mahmud Hossain Jahangir. On March 1, 2021, ACC Deputy Director Farid Ahmed Patwary filed the case against Shahed for acquiring illegal assets worth Tk 1.69 crore. On February 2, this year, ACC submitted a chargesheet in this case to the court. On July 6, 2020, Rab raided the Uttara and Mirpur branches of Regent Hospital. During the operation, fake Covid test reports, and various irregularities including collection of money from patients in the name of Covid treatment were unveiled. The next day, a case was filed against 17 people at Uttara West Police Station. Also read: Regent’s Shahed, 2 others indicted in fraud case On July 15, from the border area of Satkhira, Regent Group and Regent Hospital Chairman Shahed was arrested by RAB. Shahed has been in jail since then. In 2020, the court sentenced him to life imprisonment in an arms case. More than 36 cases have been filed against Shahed on allegations of different irregularities.
Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) on Saturday filed case against two officials of Dhaka Bank’s Bangshal branch over Tk 37.7 million that went missing from the bank’s vault. Assistant director of ACC Atiqul Alam filed the case with Dhaka Coordiated Office -1, ACC. The two accused are senior cash in-charge Rifatul Haque and First vice President and operation manager Emran Ahmed. The management interrogated Rifatul Haque and Emran Ahmed and they confessed to misappropriating the money. The bank authorities handed them over to Bangshal police and filed the report. A lower court in Dhaka on Friday sent them jail. Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Masudur Rahman passed the order as investigation officer (IO) and Bangshal police station sub-inspector Prodip Kumar Sarker produced them before the court and pleaded to send them to jail after showing them arrested under section 54. The IO in his plea said the accused were in-charge of the vault of the branch and the keys were in their possession. An audit team of the bank learned about the missing amount during their audit on Thursday and filed the report to branch manager Abu Bakkar Siddique.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed a case against Sub-Inspector Alamgir Hossain of Sonatala Police Station on Sunday accusing him of amassing illegal wealth of Tk 13.14 lakh.
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday filed a case against four people, including Laxmipur-2 independent MP Mohammad Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul and his wife, on charges of money laundering and amassing illegal wealth.
The Anti-corruption Commidsion( ACC) has imposed a travel ban on seven individuals, including six officials of the Central Medical Stores Depot (CMSD), accused in a case of supplying fake N-95 masks.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday filed a case against Regent Hospital Chairman Mohammad Shahed and four others for issuing fake Covid-19 test certificates.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday filed three cases against the former chairman of Intermediate and Secondary Education Board of Rajshahi and 15 others on charge of embezzling Tk 18.44 lakh.
Former Officer-in-Charge of Teknaf Model Police Station Pradeep Kumar Das, an accused in Major Sinha killing case, was shown arrested in another case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission .
The High Court (HC) on Wednesday granted anticipatory bail to bdnews24.com editor-in-chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi for eight months in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for reportedly accumulating wealth illegally.