Tk 2 crore found under bedstead of project officer
The Anti Corruption Commission has arrested Tajul Islam, a Parbatipur Upazila Project Implementation Officer (PIO) in Dinajpur, with around Tk two crore in the government quarter.
On Thursday evening, a 7-member team led by Dinajpur ACC Deputy Director Abu Hena Ashiqur Rahman launched the drive.
At that time, they discovered the money in four bags kept under a bedstead inside the room of Tajul Islam where he was living alone.
A case is being prepared against him, Hena added.
Executive Magistrate (NDC) Dabir Uddin, Upazila Nirbahi Officer Shahnaz Mithun Munni, Assistant Commissioner Land Abu Taher Md Shamsuzzaman were present during the raid.
A chairman of Parbatipur, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that Tajul used to take away millions of money from various persons involved in projects including upazila TR, Kabikha, solar purchase, house construction and so many.