International Anti-Corruption Day Observed

Find out reasons behind failure in 37pc cases

Law Commission chairman to ACC

Staff Correspondent

10 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Law Commission Chairman ABM Khairul Haque on Wednesday suggested that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) should find out the reasons why the commission is failing to prove charges in 37 percent graft cases.

 He, however, expressed satisfaction of knowing that the conviction rate in the cases filed by ACC is now 63 percent on average.

ABM Khairul Haque, also the former Chief Justice, made the remarks while addressing as the chief guest at a virtual dissuasion organised by the ACC, marking the 18th International Anti-Corruption Day-2020. ACC Chairman Iqbal Mahmood presided over the virtual event.

He also suggested that the anti-graft body should reward the honest officials and employees of the commission and gain the people’s confidence through good works.

The Law Commission chairman also said the ACC is doing a difficult job. But, the officials and employees have to lead their lives in such a way that the people can respectfully say this gentleman is working for the ACC.

ACC commissioners AFM Aminul Islam and Dr Mozemmal Haque Khan and its Secretary Muhammad Delwar Bakth also spoke among others at the programme.

The 18th International Anti-Corruption Day was observed on Wednesday across Bangladesh as well as other regions of the world with the aim of raising voice against the growing culture of corruption.