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Mask scam: 10 Biman, Customs officers found involved

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Mask scam: 10 Biman, Customs officers found involved

Mask scam: 10 Biman, Customs officers found involved

At least 10 officials of Bangladesh Biman and Customs House have been found involved in stealing of imported face mask from the cargo godown of Hazrat Shahjalal Interntional Airport.

Toma Costruction company had imported the masks.

Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has asked to take punitive against those involved in the scam, reports a Bangla news portal.

CAAB Chairman Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman said, "Investigation in the incident has been done giving highest priority. The entire incident was captured in the video footage and those involved were identified. I was told to send the report to the ministry concerned and to inform what measures were taken against the accused."

Earlier on May 2, the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA)  give a supply order of three lakh N-95 masks to Toma Construction.

But, the number of supplied masks were less than the order. Later, the DGDA sent a letter to Toma Construction asking an explanation.


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