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Dengue outbreak: Anti-graft body raids Dhaka City offices

Dhaka, Aug 4 (UNB) – Amid allegations of widespread irregularities and corruption in procurement and use of mosquito repellent, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday conducted a drive at the office of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and collected relevant data. The national anti-graft body received complaints through its hotline 106 that an organised group at the DNCC is importing ... Read More »

Anti-graft body Director Basir held over bribery

Dhaka, July 22 (UNB) – The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested its suspended Director Khandaker Enamul Basir over the Tk 40-lakh bribery scandal. A team of the national anti-graft body picked him up from his Darus Salam residence in the city around 10:15pm on Monday, said ACC Public Relations Officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya. He said Basir will be kept at ... Read More »

HC asks Anti-graft body: Inform on Jaha Alam ordeal remedy

Dhaka, July 16 – The High Court on Tuesday asked the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to inform it on what action it has been taken against the responsible officers of the commission over the ordeal of Jaha Alam, who was wrongly languishing in jail for three years due to identity mix-up. After primary hearing on report submitted by the ACC, the ... Read More »

HC asks ACC to remove corrupt officials from the Anti-graft body

Dhaka, June 27 – Terming the corrupt officials as ‘cancerous element’ for the society,Bangladesh, HC asks, ACC, to remove, corrupt officials, from, Anti-graft body, It also observed that no corrupt official could remain in the Anti-Corruption Commission as the commission has to work with sincerity and transparency to eradicate corruption from the country. “ACC is an independent body. We want ... Read More »

Anti-graft body finds proof its director Basir took bribes

Dhaka, June 26 – After getting preliminary evidence of bribery allegations, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday sent a letter to the department of immigration so that its suspended director Enamul Basir could not leave the country. ACC director Sheikh Md Fanafillah, who is currently investigating the bribery allegations of taking Tk 40 lakh by its suspended director Enamul Basir from ... Read More »

ACC director handling DIG Mizanur’s case suspended

Dhaka, Jun 10 – Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) temporarily suspended its director Khandaker Enamul Basir on allegations of leaking information in violation of the rules. According to a report broadcast on private TV channel ATN News yesterday (June 9), ACC director Khandaker Enamul Basir accepted a bribe of Tk 40 lakh ahead of a search conducted against DIG Mizanur Rahman, who ... Read More »

ACC to seek stay on production of Jaha Alam movie

Dhaka, March 18 – The Anti-Corruption Commission or ACC is going to file a petition with the High Court today (Tuesday) seeking a stay order on making of a film based on the story of the wrongly imprisoned Jaha Alam. ACC lawyer Advocate Khurshid Alam Khan yesterday told reporters at the Supreme Court premises that the commission would file a ... Read More »

Anti-graft body to seize illegal wealth of ‘corrupt persons’

Dhaka, Jan 24 – The Anti-Corruption Corruption (ACC) has decided to seize illegal wealth during the investigation against corrupt persons, if there is any. Sources in the commission said that the ACC took the decision at an emergency meeting held at the commission’s head office headed by its chairman Iqbal Mahmood. The ACC chairman held the emergency meeting with the ... Read More »