The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday arrested eight people, including a banker and two government officials, from different parts of the country in separate graft cases.
An ACC team, led by deputy director Abdus Sattar Sarkar, arrested system analyst of Education Directorate Abul Fazal M Belal from the city’s Segunbagicha area around 12 pm in a case filed against five people, including him, on February 7, 2015 for allegedly misappropriating about Tk 40 lakh, ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told UNB. Dhaka, UNB news agency reported.
ACC deputy director Jahangir Alam arrested former manager of Bhaluka branch (Mymensingh) of Sonali Bank Md Asaduzzaman from Bhaluka in a Tk four-lakh graft case while its assistant director Amir Hossain detained Rafiqul Islam, a project secretary of Alokdia Union Parisha under Madhupur in Tangail, for allegedly misappropriating about Tk 83,000 from a local government project.
Jahangir Alam also arrested another former manager of Bhaluka branch of Sonali Bank Akramul Huque Khan from Bhaluka for allegedly swindling out Tk 35,000 from the bank. ACC deputy director Abu Bakar Siddique arrested former registrar of Brahmanbaria District from the capital in a graft case filed against him by the national anti-graft body on January 30, 2014.
Besides, ACC investigation officers arrested Mosharraf Hossain, secretary of Daudpur Union Parishad of Nababganj in Dinajpur; Mohammad Harunur Rashid, supervisor of local madrasha in Habiganj; and Mohammad Al Amin, former board member of local high school in Bogra; in separate graft cases.