The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday has summoned two businessmen as part of its probe into allegations of accumulating wealth out of known income sources.
ACC Director Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya said that the anti-graft watchdog has sent separate letters to the Chairman Abdullah-Al-Mahmud (Mintu) and Managing Director Risal Mahmud of The Pipeline Engineers and Associates Limited (PEAL), asking them to be present at its Segunbagicha headquarters on March 10 morning.
The ACC Director Syed Iqbal Hossain sent the letters which read, the commission is looking into the allegations against GK Shamim and others who teamed up with some government officials for embezzling millions of taka.
The letters also said that the ACC needs to record and review the statements of the persons to carry out the investigation.
The ACC began probe over illegal wealth accumulation followed by the anti-casino raids in September, 2019.
Currently, the commission is carrying out such 200 probes. The accused persons include politicians, businessmen, contractors, government officials and employees.