The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested Mohammad Alamgir Hossain, a senior auditor of the Accounts Office in Khulna, with bribe money.
He was arrested from Dumuria Upazila Accounts Office around 12:30 pm on Thursday.
Deputy Director of the ACC's integrated Khulna district office Mohammad Nazmul Hasan said that Alamgir Hossain demanded bribe money from Dr Ranjit Kumar Nandi, deputy assistant community medical officer of Atalia Union Health and Family Welfare Center in Dumuria upazila, when he (Ranjit) wanted to withdraw his money from the DG fund."
Dr Ranjit Kumar Nandi informed the ACC about the matter and later, on the basis of the information, ACC caught auditor Mohammad Alamgir Hossain red handed while taking the bribe money on Thursday.
Preparations are underway to file a case against Alamgir. He will be handed over to the court, Nazmul Hasan added.
Dumuria upazila Accounts Officer Ashok Kumar Mallick said, "Suddenly 7/8 ACC men came to the office at noon and took Alamgir Hossain away. I heard that Alamgir Hossain demanded a bribe of tk15,000 from the retired Dr Ranjit Kumar Nandi when he wanted to withdraw money from his DG fund."