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ACC okays charges against DPDC official

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 4 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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ACC okays charges against DPDC official

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday approved a charge sheet against Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) Executive Director (Engineering) Md Ramiz Uddin Sarker for amassing illegal wealth and concealing information.

The anti-graft body approved the charge sheet from the commission’s Segunbagicha headquarters in the capital, ACC sources said.

On October 6, 2019, ACC Assistant Director M Joynal Abedin filed the case with its integrated district office-1 in Dhaka under section 26 (2) of The ACC Act and section 27 (1) of The Money Laundering Act.

According to ACC findings, Ramij submitted his wealth statement to the commission showing his moveable and immoveable wealth worth Tk 3.66crore.

But, the ACC found that he provided false information to the commission about his wealth statement and concealed information of wealth worth Tk 1.18crore.

The commission also found that Ramij amassed illegal wealth worth Tk 6lakh. However, in the case statement, there was allegation of amassing illegal wealth worth Tk 1.95crore against him.