Two sent to jail for swindling money in Khulna


KHULNA, Oct 17, 2019(BSS) – A court here today sent Md Mezbah Uddin Ahmed,
assistant income tax commissioner (AITC) of circle-10 in Khulna tax zone, to
jail in a case filed on charge for swindling government money amounting about
Taka 3.47 crore.

Judge of Khulna Sessions and Judge Court passed the order while Md Shaon
Mia, assistant director of ACC, produced Mezbah Uddin before the court.

The court also fixed a hearing date on Sunday as complainant Md Shaon Mian
prayed for seven-day remand.

Earlier, the ACC has arrested suspended AITC Md. Mezbah Uddin Ahmed
yesterday (Wednesday) evening on charge of swindling Taka 3 crore 47 lakh 34
thousand and 429.

Md Shaon Mia filed a case against Mezbah Uddin Ahmed with ACC coordinate
district office in this connection.

According to the case statement, Md Mezbah Uddin has emblazed Taka 3.47
crore of income tax revenue without depositing the amount in the government
fund. The case narrated that Mezbah Uddin has entrusted with collecting tax
revenue from different tax payers in Khulna Zone during the last fiscal year.

Besides, Khulna Metropolitan Session and Judge Court today (Thursday) sent
Md. Mahbubur Rahman, managing director of Daulatpur Mahbub Brothers Ltd, to
jail after cancelling bail prayer, in a money laundering case filed by ACC.