Govt suspends chief shipping engineer


DHAKA, Aug 2, 2017 (BSS) – The government today suspended chief engineer of the Department of Shipping AKM Fakhrul Islam for his involvement in a bribery case.

Islam was suspended as he was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) from his office on July 18 in a bribery case, the shipping ministry said in an official order yesterday.

After receiving a complaint from a shipping company, ACC arrested him while he was taking Taka 500,000 as bribe for approving a ship’s design.

The ACC also filed a case with Motijheel Police Station against Islam, also the ship surveyor at the department under the shipping ministry.