Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested an official of Banshkhali upazila land office while he was taking bribe today.
Arrestee Muhammad NA Siddique, 41, was assistant land officer (acting) of Kokadandi union land office in the upazila, said Lutuful Kabir Chandan, deputy director of Chattogram’s ACC office.
Based on information that Siddique demanded money from a man named Muhammad Shahedul Islam for the mutation of his land, a team of ACC rushed to the land office and arrested Siddique red-handed while he was taking Tk 15,000 as bribe from him.
The ACC team also seized Tk 45,020 from the drawer of his table, our staff correspondent reports.
A case was filed against Siddique in this connection.