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POST TIME: 18 February, 2019 00:00 00 AM
2 BPC officials’ involvement in Tk 57cr scam found
UNB, Dhaka

2 BPC officials’ involvement in Tk 57cr scam found

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has found involvement of two officials including director and general manager GM) of Standard Asiatic Oil Company Limited (SAOCL), a wing of state run Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC). ACC in its inquiry has found that SAOCL director Mohiuddin Ahmed and its GM Mohammed Shahed in connivance with each others have misappropriated Taka 57 crore from the company, an ACC official release said.

Mohiuddin and his wife deposited or withdrew at least Taka 43 crore to different bank accounts of their private organization ‘Pyramid Exim Limited Company’ while Shahed deposited or withdrew Taka 14 core in separate bank accounts in his private company ‘Goodwin Company’ in the last three years, it also said.
The commission has found that the officials in connivance with each other withdrew Taka 57 crore from different bank accounts of SAOCL and embezzled the money
ACC initiated the inquiry on February 6 last with appointment of an inquiry officer following receipt an allegation to this end over its hotline 106.