The cases have been started under the Money Laundering Prevention Act
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed two separate cases against Narayanganj court Public Prosecutor (PP) SM Wazed Ali Khokon and his wife, for allegedly acquiring wealth through illegal means and concealing wealth statements.
ACC Assistant Director Rezaul Karim filed the cases under the Money Laundering Prevention Act at the commission’s Integrated District Office 1 in Dhaka on Wednesday, said ACC spokesperson Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee.
According to the first case details, Khokon amassed wealth illegally and concealed his wealth information.
He had submitted a false asset statement of Tk85,32,375 and failed to submit the income source of Tk99,49,355.
According to the second case details, Khokon’s wife Selina Wazed Minu also allegedly concealed wealth worth Tk27,39,161 in her own name in a statement of assets submitted to the ACC.
She failed to show the income source of Tk1.01 crore to the commission, said the documents.