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Shipping department surveyor caught red-handed taking bribe

  • Published at 05:36 pm September 2nd, 2019

ACC team arrested him from Dhaka's Motijheel area

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a surveyor of the Department of Shipping in Dhaka for allegedly taking a Tk 2 lakh bribe.

Mirza Saifur Rahma, the surveyor, was caught red-handed accepting the bribe from Dhaka's Motijheel area on Monday morning, ACC officials confirmed.

The drive was led by ACC director Akhter Hossain.

The ACC officials said Saifur Rahman demanded Tk3 lakh as bribe to conduct a survey and to do fitness test for a ship named Khadizatul Kobra.

Saifur was caught red handed by the ACC team whenthe ship’s authorities met Saifur to handover the bribe.

He was then taken to the ACC office and a case will be soon filed, the officials added.