Thursday, 23 September, 2021

ACC quizzes three more Titas officials over graft charges

ACC quizzes three more Titas officials over graft charges

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday questioned another three officials of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company over charges of acquisition of assets through corruption and irregularities.

ACC secretary Anwar Hossain Hawlader told reporters that they were being questioned on various corruption charges, including illegal acquisition of assets.

Deputy director and investigation officer of the Commission Nurul Huda interrogated them at the ACC head office on Sunday from 10.30am to 2 pm.

A total of 30 officials and employees of Titas Gas are on the scanner of the ACC while it interrogated ten officials of Titas gas and recorded their statements on August 23 in first phases.

ACC informed that the rest of the employees will be quizzed from September 6 to September 8.

Five people were summoned for questioning on Sunday but three came while the other two have applied for the next slot seeking more time.

Those questioned were senior sales assistant at Titas Gas Fayez Ahmed Liton, senior supervisor Harun Aur Rashid and senior supervisor and vice-president of  CBA Zakir Hossain.

The company's assistant officer Delwar Hossain and CBA general secretary Farooq Ahmed skipped the ACC call.

The officials being quizzed are – Manager (Planning and Development) of Titas Abdul Wahab, Manager (General Services Division) Moinul Islam, CBA President of Titas and Weilder (retired) Kojimuddin, CBA General Secretary and Assistant Sales Manager Syed Waezuddin Ahmed, Senior Office Assistant Zakir Hossain, Devoloper of Narayanganj SDO of Titas Yusuf Ali Miazi, senior developer Khandakar Yusuf Ali, office clerk of ESS, Savar, Golam Mawla Sardar, office assistant of DGM office Jakir Hossain, and Senior Sales Assistant Saidur Rahman.