ACC summons APSs of DSCC mayor, health minister

Staff Correspondent

14th January, 2020 05:50:36 printer

ACC summons APSs of DSCC mayor, health minister

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday summoned Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon’s Assistant Personal Secretary (APS) Sheikh Quddus for interrogation.

In a letter signed by Syed Iqbal Hossain, director of the anti-graft watchdog, Sheikh Quddus was asked to appear at the Segunbagicha headquarters on January 21 for recording his statement over graft charges.

 The ACC also summoned Dr Mohammad Arifur Rahman Sheikh, assistant personal secretary (APS) of Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque for interrogation over illegal wealth.

 In a notice signed by ACC deputy director Md Samsul Alam asked the APS Arifur Rahman Sheikh to appear at the commission’s headquarters on January 20.

There is an allegation that the APS embezzled a large amount of money in the name of training in foreign countries. He also helped contractors to get projects of various medical colleges illegally.