ACC quizzes Family planning director


The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday quizzed Dr Ashrafunnesa, director of the IEM unit of Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP), over the allegation of embezzling Tk 7 crore.

ACC Deputy Director Md Salahuddin led the interrogation at the commission’s headquarters at 10:00 am.

Earlier on September 13 and 14, the ACC also quizzed other officials—Zakia Akhtar, Deputy Director (PM), Abu Taher Md Sanaullah Nuri, Deputy Director (Local Collection), AKM Rokonozzaman, Assistant Director, Pijush Kanti Datta, Research officer of planning unit of the DGFP.
The commission in its primary investigation found that Dr Ashrafunnesa embezzled around Tk7 crore showing fake bills for fabricated workshops, seminars, and training programs. She is also accused of embezzling hundreds of crores in collusion with contractors giving quotations for work that was never done.

A notice signed by ACC Deputy Director Md Salahuddin has summoned Dr Ashrafunnesa for interrogation on September 15.

A complain has been reported alleging that an amount of Tk 7 crore was embezzled by issuing fake bills in the name of workshops, seminars and trainings.