Educated people indulging in corruption is inhuman, and such individuals possess barbaric traits, said AFM Aminul Islam, commissioner of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
"Everyone wants to see their child as a judge, doctor, engineer or top government official. It's good, but raising children as good human beings is also a responsibility of parents," he said.
He said this at a virtual discussion on the 16th anniversary of ACC yesterday, reads a press release.
Giving emphasis on moral education, ACC Chairperson Iqbal Mahmood said proper moral education is needed at family and school levels to build a corruption-free country.
Iqbal said, although the whole world, including Bangladesh, is dealing with the pandemic, a section of people is carrying out corrupt activities.
"That's why scams like providing fake masks and Covid-19 tests, and misappropriating relief have come to the fore," he said, adding ACC took prompt action in this regard.
Underscoring the need to create social movement, he said to root out corruption, people from all strata of life need to work together.
"We vow to bring corruption down together," he added.
He welcomed constructive criticism, saying such criticism shows the right path.