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ACC quizzes three high Petobangla officials

ACC quizzes three high Petobangla officials

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday interrogated four top officials of two Petrobangla subsidiaries in connection with a graft allegation. ACC deputy director Ahsan Ali quizzed them from 10 am tol 3 pm at the ACC head office.
Ahsan Ali said he questioned Bapex assistant general manager (procurement) Mohammad Ali, project director of Sundarban Gas Company Limited Rezaul Islam and its assistant general managers Syed Nurul Huda and Engr Golam Mustofa.On Sunday, the ACC also questioned Titas Gas managing director Engr M Nowshad Islam, Bapex managing director M Abdul Baki, Bapex project director Meherun Hasan and general manger (admin) M Saifuzzaman in connection with the graft allegation.
ACC sources said the 13 managing directors of Petrobangla’s associate companies allegedly swindled over Tk 200 crore while carrying out development works in the last four years.
The 13 companies are Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (Bapex); Sylhet Gas Fields Limited; Bangladesh Gas Fields Company Limited; Gas Transmission Company Limited; Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited; Jalalabad Gas Transmission and Distribution System Limited;, Bakhrabad Gas Distribution Company Limited; Paschimanchal Gas Company Limited; Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited; Sundarban Gas Company Limited; Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Company Limited; Barapukuria Coal Mine Company Limited; and Madhyapara Granite Mining Company Limited. – UNB