The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday interrogated eight accused employees of Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Limited (BCMCL) in a case filed over mysterious disappearance of a huge stack of coal from Barapukurua Coal Mine.
ACC Deputy Director Samsul Alam, also investigation officer of the case, interrogated the eight officials of BCMCL from 9:30am to 3:30pm at the commission’s headquarters in the capital.The eight accused are — Abu Taher Md Nuruzzaman Chowdhury, general manager (mine operation); AKM Khaledul Islam, deputy general manager (store department); Md Morsheduzzaman, deputy manager (maintenance and operation); Md Habibur Rahman, deputy manager (production management); Md Zahedur Rahman, deputy manager (mine development); Satyendra Nath Barman, assistant manager (ventilation management); Syed Imam Hasan, manager (security); and Zobayer Ali, deputy general manager (mine planning operation).
However, neither the accused nor the ACC made any comment after the interrogation.
On August 13, a total of 32 officials of Petrobangla, the parent organisation of BCMCL, were asked to be present for interrogation at ACC in phases over the coal disappearance.
Earlier, ACC interrogated seven Pretrobangla officials on August 16 in the first phase and it will interrogate eight other officials, including former managing director of BCMCL Habib Uddin Ahmed, on August 29 and the rest on August 30.