The executive engineer of Pabna office of Public Works Department (PWD) was withdrawn on Wednesday over allegations of irregularities in purchasing furniture and other household items for officials and employees of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
The PWD chief engineer of Md Sahadat Hossain, said: “Executive engineer Masudul Alam has been withdrawn due to allegations of irregularities against him.”Masudul Alam, the project director of the housing project of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, has been attached to head office after withdrawing him from Pabna.
As per media reports, excessive price was spent for purchasing furniture and other things for officials and employees of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. The reports said a pillow was purchased at Tk 5,957 and the cost of its lifting to a flat was set at Tk 760.
The government has formed two committees to investigate ‘abnormal’ price paid for purchasing household articles to furnish apartments of the officials and employees of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.