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15 WDB officials, 46 others sued for crop losses

  • Published at 01:35 am July 3rd, 2017
15 WDB officials, 46 others sued for crop losses
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has sued 61 people including 15 Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) officials over the losses of crops in Sunamganj. ACC Assistant Director Faruq Ahmed filed the case with Sunamganj Sadar police station against the BWDB officials of Sunamganj and Sylhet, and 46 contractors and their associates on Sunday. Sunamganj BWDB Executive Engineer Afsar Uddin, Sylhet BWDB former superintendent engineers Nurul Islam Sarker and Md Abdul Hye are among the accused. Harvest of 166,612 hectares of land was inundated and 400,000 Haor people were affected in the recent flash flood in the district.