Ward councilor Tarequzzaman Rajib, denounced in land snatching and coercion cases, had such an enthusiasm for badminton, that he got 6-katha land in the capital’s Mohammadpur to set up a badminton court on it.
Not just that, Rajib spent about Tk 4 crore to build up the court, uncovered an enquiry by the Anti-Corruption Commission.
Recently, ACC Assistant Director Mamunur Rashid Chowdhury recorded a body of evidence against the councilor on charges of hoarding Tk 26.16 crore riches past his known wellsprings of salary.
The ACC likewise found that Rajib, councilor of ward-33 of Dhaka North City Corporation, has a duplex, a five-story, a three-story and three four-story structures in the city’s Mohammadia Housing Society zone.
He spent about Tk 8.3 crore on these structures, peruses the First Information Report of the case.
As per the FIR, Rajib claims a plot in Katasur of Mohammadpur worth about Tk 60 lakh. He additionally has moveable properties worth Tk 12.14 crore and eight autos worth around Tk 1.19 crore.
The enquiry official found that the councilor gathered the riches wrongfully in just nine years.
The Rab had captured him on October 19, eight days subsequent to getting ward-32 councilor Habibur Rahman Mizan.
Recently, ACC Deputy Director Gulshan Anowar Prodhan likewise recorded an argument against Mizan for storing up riches worth Tk 30.16 crore past his known wellsprings of salary.
Mizan spent Tk 18 crore for developing three six-story structures in the capital’s Lalmatia. Additionally, he claims an under-development working close to the Swapnapuri Housing Complex in the city.
“It was found out that he spent a sum of Tk 19 crore to gain the properties,” peruses the FIR of the case.
Moreover, Mizan purchased four pads in Mohammadpur for Tk 1.89 crore.
The councilor has moveable properties worth Tk 9.26 crore which was additionally amassed past his known wellsprings of pay, says the FIR.
Abuse of influence and accumulating riches unlawfully by ward councilors went to the fore after the law implementers as of late propelled a drive against illicit club organizations.
The Rab captured a few chiefs of the Awami League’s front associations for their supposed inclusion in the organizations.