ACC quizzes ex-jr minister Mahbub
Staff Reporter The Anti Corruption Commission on Wednesday interrogated former State Minister for Water Resources Mahbubur Rahman for reportedly acquiring illegal wealth. ACC investigation officer and deputy director Farid Ahmed Patwari questioned him for several hours from 10 am at the ACC head office, ACC source said. On August 21, 2014, the ACC sued Mahbubur Rahman along with former State Minister for Housing and Public Works Abdul Mannan Khan and Cox’ s Bazar-4 (Teknaf) MP Abdur Rahman Bodi on charge of accumulating wealth illegally. According to the first information report (FIR), Mahbub acquired movable and immovable wealth, worth about Tk 5.2 crore, and captured lands by signing advance payment deals. Mahbub also concealed information about wealth worth about Tk 1.25 crore in his asset account. He submitted his wealth statement to the Commission on April 3, 2014 mentioning it worth Tk 5,85,00,512. During the ACC inquiry, it was found that he amassed huge wealth illegally during 2009-2013.