ACC files cases against Rana’s parents
13 April 2015, Nirapad News: Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday filed two cases against the collapsed Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana’s parents Abdul Khaleque and Marjina Begum over illegal properties.
In the case statement, the duo are accused for attaining illegal assets worth of Tk 17-crore. ACC deputy-director Mahbubul Alam filed the cases with Shahbagh Thana.
ACC deputy-director (public relations) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya confirmed the matter.
Earlier on April 9, ACC gave the approval of the case in a regular meeting held in Segun Bagicha. On April 5, two separate reports were placed in the ACC.
ACC deputy director Mahbubul Alam, also investigation officer on the allegation against parents of Sohel Rana, sought the organization’s approval in filing the case against them.
Sources with knowledge about the matter told that ACC has evidences of nearly Tk 17-crore illegal money kept in Rana’s parents Tk 1,024,000,000 to his father and Tk 667,000,000 to his mother.
According to the sources, information about the money was not disclosed to the ACC.
However, the ACC gave approval to file the case considering the report placed by its deputy director Mahbubul Alam after investigating the matter.