Anti Corruption Commission (ACC)

Stop protecting the corrupt

We applaud the High Court for declaring illegal Section 41 (1) of the Public Service Act, 2018, a provision that required law enforcers to get prior approval from the government or relevant agencies if they wanted to detain government officials in criminal cases – a provision that should not have been formulated in the first place.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

No sign of ‘zero tolerance’ for corruption

Authorities must address the grim findings of TIB survey on corruption.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Stop protecting the corrupt

We applaud the High Court for declaring illegal Section 41 (1) of the Public Service Act, 2018, a provision that required law enforcers to get prior approval from the government or relevant agencies if they wanted to detain government officials in criminal cases – a provision that should not have been formulated in the first place.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Gono commission paper: ACC to review allegations

The Gono Commission has recently been facing a backlash from religion-based organisations over submission of a “white paper” that named 116 religious leaders and Islamic speakers for their “involvement in laundering money, funding militancy and spreading communal hatred”.

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Haji Salim surrenders in court, sent to jail

Dhaka-7 lawmaker MP Haji Mohammad Salim, who was sentenced for 10 years in a corruption case filed in 2008, surrendered in a court this afternoon.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

FBI says will help ACC bring back money laundered to US, Canada

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will help the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in bringing back the money laundered to USA and Canada.

October 1, 2019
October 1, 2019

Anti-graft purge to check repeat of 1/11

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ruled out the possibility of any recurrence of 1/11 in the country, saying that the government is taking stern action against corruption in advance to avoid repeat of such an incident.

September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019

ACC seeks list of luxury cars

The Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) sends a letter to the Bangladesh Road and Transport Authority (BRTA) seeking a list of private cars or jeeps of 2500 cc and above.

August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019

FR Tower: Owner held for flouting building code

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday arrested one of the owners of Banani FR Tower, Tasvir Ul Islam, in connection with a case filed over his alleged involvement in illegally extending the building.

July 25, 2019
July 25, 2019

Not possible to fully expose all graft allegations: ACC chief

Admitting that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) lacks capability to some extent, its Chairman Iqbal Mahmood has said it is not possible to fully expose all the corruption allegations for this.

July 20, 2019
July 20, 2019

‘ACC probing graft allegations against 10-15 ruling party men’

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has been dealing with corruption allegations against about a dozen of the ruling party men, the commission’s Chairman Iqbal Mahmood says.