ACC sues RMC principal for ‘embezzling Tk 44m’

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

The logo of the Anti-Corruption Commission is seen in front of its building. File PhotoThe Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday filed a case against six people, including principal of Rangpur Medical College, over irregularities in procuring medical equipment.

ACC deputy director Ferdous Rahman filed the case with its district coordinated office, Rangpur, reports UNB quoting ACC spokesperson Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya.

The accused are principal Mohammad Nur Islam, proprietor of Bengal Surgical and Scientific Company, Dhaka, Mohammad Zahiruddin Sarkar, Abdus Sattar Sarkar from Dinajpur, Ahsan Habib from Dhaka, owner of Universal Trade Corporation Mohammad Asadur Rahman and assistant professor of Medicine department of the medical college Sarwat Hossain.

Pranab said the accused embezzled around Tk 44,883,000 through forgery in the name of buying unnecessary medical equipment.

According to the document, the misappropriation took place from between 23 March and 30 June 2018.

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