Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

Papia, her husband sued by ACC for illegal wealth

Published 10:44 pm | August 04, 2020

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Online Desk : The Anti-Corruption Commission on Tuesday filed a case against suspended Juba Mahila League leader Shamima Noor Papia and her husband Mofizur Rahman Sumon on charges of amassing illegal wealth worth Tk 6.24 crore.
ACC deputy director Shahin Ara Momtaz filed the case with ACC integrated office Dhaka-1, said ACC Director for Public Relations Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee.

He said that during enquiry, the commission found the illegal wealth in their names and the accused had failed to show any known source of their income.

On February 28, ACC launched the enquiry against Papia on charges of accumulating illegal wealth.

On February 23, the Rapid Action Battalion raided two flats belonged to Papia and Sumon after it had arrested them at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on February 22. RAB members seized counterfeit notes, foreign currencies and around Tk 2.5 lakh in cash.

They also seized around Tk 58 lakh in cash raiding two flats at Dhaka’s Indira Road area and a presidential suite at a five-star hotel.

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