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Monday, August 26, 2019

ACC grills ex-prisons chief

Staff Reporter :
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has quizzed former prisons chief Syed Iftekhar Uddin on the graft allegations against Sylhet Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Prisons Partha Gopal Banik.
He was questioned at the graft watchdog's
Segunbagicha offices on Sunday till 1.15pm by an ACC team led by its Director Mohammad Yousuf.
Sayed Iftekhar Uddin said that the irregularities and graft occurred during his term at Chattogram jail and termed it his "administrative failure." On July 28, Partha Gopal Banik was arrested from his residence at Dhanmondi's Bhuter Goli in Dhaka with Tk 80 lakh and the ACC opened a case against him the next day.