ACC catches land office bench clerk with bribe money at Wazirpur

Our Correspondent | Published: 19:31, Jan 15,2018


Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday catches Wazirpur upazila land settlement office bench clerk Faruk Hossain, centre, with bribe money.-- New Age photo

Barisal divisional office of Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday arrested a staff of the land settlement office at Wazirpur along with bribed money.

Abu Sayeed, divisional director of ACC Barisal office, said the upazila land settlement-office bench clerk (peshkar) Faruk Hossain was caught red handed and later was handed over to police.

Faruk Hossain demanded Tk 10,000 for settlement of land survey dispute under section 30 of land act (Trish dhara) from Nazem Ali Howlader of Baherhat in Wazirpur.

The matter was informed to local ACC authority.

On Monday a team led by ACC director Abu Sayeed detained Faruk recovering ten thousand taka given as bribe by Nazem Ali from him and handed him over to police, he added.

Golam Sarwar, Wazirpur police station officer-in-charge, said MdSifat Uddin, deputy director of ACC Barisal office lodged a case with Wazirpur police station.

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