Govt officials involved in land grabbing in Gazipur: ACC chair

Staff Correspondent | Published: 19:21, Aug 13,2017



The Anti-Corruption Commission chairman Iqbal Mahmood on Sunday said that the government officials were allegedly involved in the process of grabbing government land in Gazipur.

‘You people [government officials] should work to protect government’s land, ACC would take action against those people being involved in land grabbing and helping land grabbers,’ he said while addressing a views exchange programme with the district administration officials in Gazipur.

He said that the commission has filed cases against some government officials of Gazipur for their alleged link with the land grabbers as there are huge khas lands in the district.

Alerting the government officials he asked them not to negotiate with the land grabbers, an ACC press release said.

He also requested the police to not to threaten the people who comes to them being victimised by corrupt people. ‘ACC will not remain silent if the government officials do not provide service to the people properly,’ he added.

Gazipur deputy commissioner Dewan Muhammad Humayun Kabir presided the meeting where senior officials of the district also present there.

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