ACC sues Bapex GM, wife for amassing illegal wealth

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:41, Jun 06,2018 | Updated: 00:45, Jun 06,2018

 
 

The Anti-Corruption Commission on Tuesday filed a case against Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited general manager (accounts and finance) AKM Anwarul Islam and his wife Farida Yeasmin for amassing illegal wealth.
The commission deputy director Mohammad Helal Uddin Sharif filed the case with Ramna model police station for accumulating illegal wealth worth Tk 11.9 crore, ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee told reporters.
According to the first information report, Farida Yeasmin started submitting tax returns since the fiscal of 2005-06. She submitted information of wealth worth Tk 4,982,552 from 2005-06 to 2015-16 fiscals and spent Tk 622,312 during the period.
But the ACC found Farida owns an asset of Tk 15,454,164 which was not disclosed in the asset statement submitted to the commission.
Anwarul Islam assisted her in providing false information aiming to hide the wealth information.
The case was filed under sections 26 (2) and 27 (1) of the ACC Act 2004 and section 109 of the Penal Code. 

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