The Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Shalla in Sunamganj has been suspended on Thursday for allegedly involved in corruption in the government construction projects, reports UNB.

The district administration on Thursday issued the suspension order against the UNO Md Al Muktadir Hossain after an investigation over corruption in the government construction projects, including haor dams, rehabilitation houses, upazila parishad shops and lease of canals.

Sunamganj deputy commissioner (DC) Jahangir Hossain said Shalla UNO Al Muktadir has been suspended. Dirai Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) Arup Ratan Singh has been given additional responsibility as the UNO of Shalla.

He also said a three-member inquiry committee investigated the allegations that chairmen brought against the UNO and found his involvement.

On Monday, the chairmen of four unions of Shalla upazila lodged a written complaint to Sunamganj DC alleging irregularities in the PIC formation list for haor saving dam project.