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ACC summons GK Shamim's 7 business partners

  • Published at 11:21 pm January 29th, 2020
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GK Shamim has invested over Tk2 crore in a resort in Bandarban

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has summoned seven officials of Silvan Wai Resort and Spa Company Limited in Bandarban, of which Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim is an investor. 

ACC director Syed Iqbal Hossain has sent notices to them on Wednesday, said ACC public relation department.  

The accused are Silvan Wai Resort and Spa Company Limited Managing Director (MD) Jasim Uddin Mantu and Directors Minarul Alam Chakladar, SH Mohammad Mohsin, Jamil Uddin Shubh, Zia Uddin Abir, Jawad Uddin Abrar and Fazlul Chowdhury. 

Investigations are underway against them for amassing illegal wealth in connection with GK Shamim. 

Among them, Minarul Alam Chakladar and SH Mohammad Mohsin have been asked to appear before the commission on February 4; Jamil Uddin Shubh, Zia Uddin Abir and Jawad Uddin Abrar on February 5; and Jasim Uddin Mantu and Fazlul Chowdhury on February 6.

According to sources, GK Shamim has invested over Tk2 crore in the resort.

Local residents have accused him of occupying lands on hill, harassing them with cases and grabbing fountains. The local administration is also investigating the matter.

On September 20, Rapid Action Battalion arrested GK Shamim for alleged extortion and tender manipulation.

On September 26, GK Shamim and his bodyguards were shown arrested in a money laundering case.

The elite force then raided his house and office in Dhaka’s Niketan and seized eight firearms, a huge amount of ammunition, fixed deposit receipts (FDRs) worth Tk165 crore, about Tk1.8 crore in cash, a large stash of US and Singaporean dollars and some foreign liquor.