ACC arrests DIG (prisons) Partho Gopal with 'bribe money'
Published : Sunday, 28 July, 2019 at 6:02 PM Count : 612
The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday arrested DIG (prisons) of Sylhet Range Partho Gopal Banik with Tk 80 lakh 'bribe money' from his Dhanmondi residence.
The ACC Public Relations Officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya confirmed media about the arrest.
He said the a team of ACC raided Pranab's Bhuter Gali residence in the afternoon.
It seized Tk 80 lakh from the residence and arrested Banik, Chittagong Range’s former deputy inspector general (DIG).
Earlier in the morning, the ACC Director Mohammad Yusuf interrogated Banik at the commission's head office from 10am to 2pm on Sunday.
Based on information given by Banik, a team of the anti-graft body raided his house.
The ACC also grilled Chattogram's former senior jail super Prashanto Kumar Banik on graft charges.