September 20, 2020, 9:56 am

Abu Taher Bappa

2020-08-11 04:39:58 BdST

ACC sues Monsur Ali Medical’s director for embezzling Tk 30 crore

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against two persons including Dr Krishna Kumar Pal, project director of Shaheed M Monsur Ali Medical College Hospital, for pecuniary irregularities.

ACC Deputy Assistant Director Mohammad Shahjahan Miraj filed the case with its integrated district office in Pabna on Sunday.

Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya, ACC Director (Public Relations), confirmed the news.

Md Jaher Uddin Sarkar, proprietor of Bengal Scientific and Surgical Company, is also named in the case for committing corruption in hospital supplies.

According to the case documents, the equipment was bought through direct procurement method instead of an open tender in violation of the public procurement rules.

The ACC says Sarkar and Pal colluded to embezzle funds. Charges under the penal code, prevention of corruption and money laundering legislations have been pressed against them.

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