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ACC bars two AL leaders from going abroad

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 28th November, 2019 01:17:31 AM
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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has imposed a travel ban on two ruling Awami League leaders of the Dinajpur upazila unit.

A letter signed by Mohammad Jinnatul Islam, Deputy Assistant Director ACC’s Dinajpur office, was sent to the all immigrations of the country so that the duo cannot leave the country.

The accused are—Biswajit Kumar Ghose Kanchan, general secretary of Dinajpur Sadar upazila Awami League unit and Imam Abu Zafar Rajjab, president of Dinajpur district Sechchhasebok League.

Abu Hena Ashiqur Rahman, Deputy Assistant Director of Dinajpur ACC office said that the anti-corruption body has been investigating different allegations of amassing illegal wealth beyond the known income sources. If the accused leave country during the investigation it could be hindered, because of this reason the travel ban was imposed under the Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2004 and Anti Corruption Commission rules 2007.

ACC officials are looking into different allegations including cumulating illegal wealth against four politicians and six police officials of district and upazila level.

They are—Dinajpur Sadar Upazila Awami League general secretary Biswajit Ghose Kanchan, district Sechchhasebok League president Imam Abu Jafar Rajjab, Word No, 9 Awami League convener of Dinajpur municipality Akhteruzzaman, Panel mayor of Dinajpur municipality Abu Tayeb Ali Dulal. Recently transferred Officer in Charge of Dinajpur Kotowali police station Redwanur Rahim, Additional Superintendent of Police Mahfuz Zaman Ashraf, retired police Super Mansur Ali Mondal, GRP inspector of Saidpur Rabiul Islam, Gaibandha Sadar Police Station's OC Shahriar and former Inspector of Dinajpur traffic police inspector Sadakatula Bari.

However, on November 6, ACC grilled Biswajit Ghose Kanchan and Imam Abu Jafar Rajjab.