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ACC sues Khulna food inspector, wife

ACC finds evidence of acquisition of illegal wealth worth Tk1.16 crore

Update : 01 Aug 2022, 11:45 AM

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against a food inspector of Terokhada upazila of Khulna and his wife on the charge of concealing their wealth information.

Assistant Director of ACC's Jessore District Office Md Mosharraf Hossain filed the case on Sunday.

The case was filed under the Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2004 at the court of Narail Senior Special Judge.

According to the case statement, Food Inspector Md Ashrafuzzaman and his wife Rokeya Sultana concealed information about assets worth Tk1.16 crore. 

Assets worth Tk1.09 crore were also found beyond Ashrafuzzaman’s known source of income.

Ashrafuzzaman joined the post of Food Inspector on July 27 in 2010. Later he was transferred to different places. 

However, various complaints were lodged against him during his tenure as the in-charge in Jessore food warehouse from 2018-20.

In an inquiry against the couple, the ACC found evidence of providing false information by them and concealing information about their wealth.

This couple submitted a statement to the ACC showing wealth worth over Tk53.13 lakh. But ACC found evidence of the acquisition of illegal wealth worth Tk1.16 crore.

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