ACC summons 11 engineers for 'abetting' GK Shamim | The Daily Star
04:12 PM, December 10, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:29 PM, December 10, 2019

ACC summons 11 engineers for 'abetting' GK Shamim

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has summoned 11 engineers including incumbent additional chief engineer of Public Works Department (PWD) Utpal Kumar Dey for allegedly abetting GK Shamim in getting tenders and amassing huge illegal wealth.

ACC's Director Syed Iqbal Hossain sent the summon letter to the PWD's chief engineer to ensure their appearances today.

They have been asked to appear before the ACC on December 18, 19 and 23.

Rapid Action Battalion members on September 20 arrested Shamim on charges of extortion and tender manipulation. His seven bodyguards were also arrested at the time.

On September 26, Shamim and his bodyguards were shown arrested in a money laundering case.

The elite force raided his house and office in the city’s Niketan and seized eight firearms, a huge amount of ammunition, fixed deposit receipt (FDR) worth Tk 165 crore, around Tk 1.8 crore in cash, a large stash of US and Singaporean dollars and some foreign liquor.

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