ACC summons Transcom Group chair Latifur for quizzing
Published : Friday, 12 October, 2018 at 12:00 AM Count : 251
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) summoned businessman Latifur Rahman, Chairman of Transcom Group, for quizzing in connection with various allegations including acquiring wealth illegally and laundering money abroad.
The anti-graft body served notice to the businessman summoning him to appear on October 18 before the ACC at Segunbagicha in the capital.
The notice issued on Thursday signed by the ACC's Deputy Director Nasiruddin Ahmed suggested Latifur Rahman to come to the office with attested copies of National ID card and passport.
Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya, Deputy Director of the ACC (Public Relations), told the Daily Observer that Latifur Rahman has been summoned to appear before the ACC office on October 18 at 10:00am.
Allegations have been brought against Latifur Rahman and his family members who are involved in tax, gas and electricity bill evasion, according to the notice.
Crores of taka has been dogged by Latifur Rahman and his family in gas, electricity bills and VAT payment by the industries he owns, the notice said.
They also laundered money abroad and grabbed public land illegally, the notice read.