Ex-DGHS office assistant Abzal sent to jail after 14 days' remand

Sun Online Desk

19th October, 2020 04:10:13 printer

Ex-DGHS office assistant Abzal sent to jail after 14 days' remand

A Dhaka court on Monday sent Abzal Hossain, suspended staff of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), to jail after completion of a 14-day remand in two cases over money laundering and amassing wealth illegally.

Dhaka metropolitan senior special judge KM Imrul Kayesh passed the order as the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) produced Abzal before the court after completion of remand.

Md Tawfiqul Islam, deputy director of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), filed two cases against Abzal with ACC's integrated district office, Dhaka 1, on June 23, 2019.

ACC deputy director Md Toufikul Islam on 27 June, 2019, filed the two cases against Abzal and his wife Rubina Khanam.

The ACC accused the couple of amassing illegal wealth of more than Taka 310 million. They were also accused of laundering abroad Taka 2.84 billion.

In the cases, an allegation of amassing wealth of Tk over 36 crore has been brought against Abzal and his wife.

 


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