ACC officials arrest CCC tax officer while taking bribe in Ctg


Chittagong, February 7: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday morning arrested a taxation official from the revenue building of Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) at Bahaddarhat in Chittagong.
ACC officials seized Tk 20,000 from his possession as bribe money during arrest.
The arrested official was identified as Ali Akbar. He works at Deputy Taxation Officer at Revenue Circle-2. After the arrest, Ali Akbar was handed over to Chandgaon Police Station. Later, he was sent to a court after a case was filed against him.
The drive was carried out under the supervision of ACC director Mosharraf Hossain Mridha. He said the ACC officials found Tk 20,000 of bribe in the possession of deputy taxation officer Ali Akbar during the drive.
ACC additional commissioner Akhtaruzzaman said they received information that Chittagong City Corporation’s deputy taxation officer Ali Akbar would take bribe from one Jamal Hossain. Later, the official was caught red-hended and Tk 20,000 were recovered from his possession counducting a drive.
Contacted, Chandgaon Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Rashedul Huq said the ACC’s additional commissioner Akhtaruzzaman filed a case in connection with the arrest of a Chittagong City Corporation (CCC)’s tax official.