Deputy Attorney General Jannatul Ferdousi Rupa has asked to appear at the ACC headquarters on November 4
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has summoned Deputy Attorney General Jannatul Ferdousi Rupa, for allegedly assisting corrupt contractor GK Shamim in securing bail, and amassing illegal wealth.
ACC Deputy Director Mohammad Ibrahim sent a notice on Wednesday, asking her to appear at the commission headquarters in Dhaka on November 4.
According to the letter, Deputy Attorney General Jannatul Ferdousi Rupa took bribes from Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim and helped him in various irregularities and corruption.
The deputy attorney general has been requested to appear at the ACC headquarters with a copy of her national identity card (NID), passport, and the requested documents, the letter added.
On September 20, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested former Jubo League leader Shamim for alleged extortion and tender manipulation.
On September 26, Shamim and his bodyguards were shown as 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.