The Department of Shipping has suspended its chief engineer AKM Fakhrul Islam, who was caught red-handed while taking bribe at his Motijheel office, reports UNB.
Public relations officer of the department Jahangir Alam Khan said the action was taken against Fakhrul as he was arrested by an Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) team for corruption.
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The ACC on July 18 arrested engineer Fakhrul Islam from his office in Motijheel while taking Tk5 lakh bribe for the approval of a ship’s design.
Later, a case was filed against Fakhrul with Motijheel police station.