ACC sues Faridpur AL leader, brother for possessing illegal wealth



Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday filed two cases for possessing illegal property worth Tk 73 crore against suspended Faridpur city Awami League secretary Sajjad Hossain Barkat and his brother suspended Faridpur Press Club president Imtiaz Hasan Rubel. Both are accused of money laundering and concealing wealth, according to the FIRs of the cases. ACC deputy director Ali Akbar filed the cases with its office of Dhaka Integrated District-1. ACC secretary Md Dilwar Bakht confirmed the filing of cases. According to the FIR, Sajjad is accused of acquiring property worth Tk 28.35 crore through illegal means and is also accused of concealing property worth Tk 17.90 crore which is a punishable crime. On the other hand, his brother Imtiaz Hasan is accused of acquiring property worth Tk 44.49 crore beyond legal income sources. In the documents regarding his wealth, which were submitted to the ACC, Imtiaz allegedly concealed property worth Tk 36.40 crore, which is also a punishable crime according to the ACC Act.

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