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Crackdown against corruption to continue: Home Minister

Published : Sunday, 20 October, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 1018

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has reiterated that none will be spared if anyone is found involved in wrongdoing, irregularity, corruption and casino business.
The minister came up with the warning while speaking as the chief guest at a mock parliamentary debate organised by cultural body 'Debate for Democracy'a at Film Development Corporation in the city on Saturday.
The ongoing drives against corruption, drugs and criminalization will continue until the menaces are uprooted, he mentioned.     "Wrongdoers, whoever they may be - government officials or politicians-must face legal action," the home minister said.
Addressing the audience, Khan said the prime minister has emphasised on some specific issues in her mission to establish good governance.
"Not only casino or tender manipulation, all kinds of irregularities will be addressed. She [the prime minister] has dealt with militancy and terrorism. And in this term, her goal is good governance," he added.
Empahsising on continue the crackdown against graft, the home minister urged the citizens for their cooperation.
About the good governance in his own ministry, Kamal said all institutions under the home ministry including police, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), Coast Guard, Rapid Action Battalion (Rab), Ansar Battalion and others are being recast to make the effort successful.
"The law enforcing agencies are being revamped to ensure sustainable security for good governance," said Khan.
Describing the killing of BUET student Abrar Fahad inside his dormitory as 'unfortunate', he said, "The perpetrators have been held. They were too bright students, but we never imagined that they could be brainwashed like this. Investigators have been ordered to file the charges as soon as possible."
"The murder of Abrar was a tragic incident. We're surprised at it. Instructions have already been given to prepare a flawless charge-sheet in the killing case," he said.

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