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2020-05-31 23:06:29 BdST

ACC sues 3 for embezzling rice from govt godown

The Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday filed a case against three people, including  the in-charge of government food grain godown of Gabtoli upazila in Bagura district.

The Commission filed the case against them as they embezzled 15,000  kgs  of rice from the government godown.

Deputy director of Coordinated Office in Bagura Wahid Manjur Sohag filed the case on May 30 night with the coordinated district office of Bagura.

They are in-charge of government  food grain storage of Bagura district's Gabtoli upazilla Shafiqul Islam, night guard Sadequl Islam and  trader Amzad Hossain.

On Friday (May 29) night,  the three people were handed over from Gabtali police station to the ACC Bogra integrated district office.

According to the case, police  seized 300 sacks of  rice and arrested Shafiqul Islam.

Later, police also arrested Sadequl Islam, a night guard  of the warehouse, and Amjad Hossain, a businessman. 

Gabtali Upazila Food Controller Harun-or -Rashid lodged a written complaint with Gabtali Model Police Station against the trio.

But the police did not record the allegations as a case and handed them over to the ACC.

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