Bazlur Rashid could not show any valid source for the money to buy a flat, which is inconsistent with the known source of income
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a chargesheet against DIG Prisons Bazlur Rashid for illegally amassing wealth worth Tk3.14 crore.
ACC Deputy Director Nasir Uddin filed the chargesheet in the Dhaka Special Judge's Court on Wednesday.
ACC Director (Public Relations Officer) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya confirmed the matter.
Currently, Bazlur Rashid is on duty at the jail headquarters in Dhaka.
According to the chargesheet, Bazlur Rashid Rupayan bought an apartment from the Rupayan Housing Estate at Siddheswari Road in the capital.
In the meantime, he paid Tk3.8 crore for the valuation of the apartment. But Bazlur Rashid could not show any valid source for the money which is inconsistent with the known source of income.
He did not even show any information about the purchase of the flat in his income tax documents, state in the chargesheet.
Regarding the matter, a charge sheet was filed against him under Section 27 (1) of the ACC Act for amassing illegal wealth.
On April 24, 2018, he entered into an agreement with Rupayan Housing Estate to buy an apartment. He then paid a check for Tk54,000 through United Commercial Bank (UCB). The remaining money was paid in cash.
However, on October 20, 2019, ACC deputy director Md Salauddin filed the case against him. He was arrested on the same day.