A team of Anti-corruption Commission seized Tk 1.9 crore from two accounts of Social Islami Bank belonging to the son and daughter of Cox’s Bazar mayor.
A team of ACC Chattogram (integrated office-2) led the drive at Evan Plaza where the bank is located in Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila.
The accounts belong to Lyiba Rahman and Hasan Jain Rahman Aron, both children of mayor Mujibor Rahaman.
“We seized a total of Tk 1.9 crore from two accounts deposited as FDR,” an official of ACC told The Daily Star preferring anonymity.
Allegation of massive irregularities and fraud came up in Cox’s Bazar in land acquisition process depriving people of their fair share of land.
The Daily Star recently ran several stories on land acquisition scam.