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BRTA official owns Tk 12.84cr in 8 years!

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 16 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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BRTA official owns Tk 12.84cr in 8 years!

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday filed a case against Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) Assistant Director Md Farhanul Islam and his brother Rayhanul Islam on charges of amassing illegal wealth.

ACC Deputy Director Rafikuzzman filed the case against them with its integrated district office in Dhaka-1, said ACC spokesperson M Arif Sadiq.

According to the case statement, Farhanul joined Noakhali Circle office of BRTA as assistant director on September 19, 2012.  Later, he opened 10 accounts at several banks using the names of his brother and mother till 2020.

During his only eight-year job period, the BRTA official amassed Tk 12.84 crore through corruption and also transacted the money from the banks accounts to others accounts to hide illegal sources of the money.

Meanwhile, the ACC also filed a case against former executive engineer of Education Engineering department Mirza Anik Islam and his father Mirza Nazrul Islam on charges of concealing information on the illegally owned amount of Tk 7.24 crore.

Mirza Anik and his father in collusion with each other concealed information on Tk 7.24 crore through transaction of the money to different bank accounts to hide the illegal sources, said ACC official M Arif Sadiq.