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Ex-Jubo League leader Samrat's wife, brother fail to appear before ACC

  • Published at 09:50 pm January 13th, 2020
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File photo of the Anti Corruption Commission building Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

ACC media department  confirmed the matter, adding that the ACC summoned them to investigate their illegal wealth information

Expelled president of Dhaka Metropolitan South Jubo League, Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat's wife Sharmin Chowdhury, and his brother Rafiq, did not appear before the Anti-corruption Commission on Monday. 

They were summoned to appear at the ACC headquarters in Dhaka and were asked to bring with them their National IDs, passports, and tax returns of the last three years.

ACC media department  confirmed the matter, adding that the ACC summoned them to investigate their illegal wealth information.

Earlier on Sunday, the anti-graft agency interrogated Suraiya Akhter, wife of expelled Dhaka south organizational secretary Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan, brother Masud Mahmud Bhuiyan, and another brother Hasan Mahmud's wife, Mansura Yasmin.

Rapid Action Battalion arrested Dhaka South Jubo League President Ismail Chowdhury Samrat and his accomplice Arman from Comilla, fortheir alleged involvement in illicit casino operations.

ACC Deputy Director Jahangir Alam filed a case against Samrat on November 12 for allegedly amassing illegal assets worth over Tk 2.94 crore.

Meanwhile, ACC Assistant Director Mamunur Rashid Chowdhury questioned Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Ward 33 Councillor Tarekuzzaman Rajiv on charges of amassing illegal wealth of around Tk 26.17 crore. 

Following the interrogations the commission sent him to jail.