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Quader: Legal action against Lakshmipur MP on human trafficking allegation

  • Published at 05:07 pm February 16th, 2020
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader
File photo of Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Focus Bangla

He will ask the Anti Corruption Commission to investigate the allegation

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said the government will take legal action against Lakshmipur lawmaker Quazi Shaheed Islam based on the human trafficking allegation lodged against him.

Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, made the statement at a briefing in Bangladesh Secretariat on Sunday.

He said: "I will ask the Anti Corruption Commission to investigate the allegation as per prime minister's stand against corruption."

His comments came after media reported on allegation of trafficking against Quazi Shaheed Islam, a lawmaker of Lakshmipur 2 constituency. 

According to the report, Shaheed is one of the three Bangladeshis who are involved with human trafficking in Kuwait.