ACC to sue ex-customs commissioner, his wife for illegal wealth worth Tk 37.6m

Staff Correspondent

19th January, 2020 05:43:58 printer

ACC to sue ex-customs commissioner, his wife for illegal wealth worth Tk 37.6m

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday approved two cases against former customs commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam and his wife Mahabuba Islam on charges of amassing illegal wealth and concealed information of wealth.

The anti-graft body approved the two graft cases at a meeting held at the commission’s Segunbagicha headquarters in the capital, said ACC director Meer Md Jainal Abedin Shebly.

“Following the approval of the cases, the commission will file the cases against them soon,” he added

Earlier, ACC Deputy Director Md Nur-e-Alam, also inquiry officer of the allegation, submitted inquiry report to the commission against Md Shafiqul Islam and his wife Mahabuba on completion of his inquiry.

According to the findings, Shafiqul Islam, former commissioner at Customs Excise and VAT Commissionerate in Sylhet and his wife Mahbuba amassed illegal wealth worth Tk 37.6 million beyond known sources of income.

The couple also concealed information 


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