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Relief embezzlement: Chairman, 6 members suspended in Faridpur

  • Published at 11:46 pm May 20th, 2020
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File photo: Sacks of stolen rice recovered by police Dhaka Tribune

So far, 66 public representatives have been suspended for plundering relief materials during the pandemic

The LGRD Ministry has suspended the chairman and six members of Gopalpur Union Parishad (UP) in Faridpur's Alfadanga upazila for relief embezzlement.

The Local Government Division issued separate notifications in this regard on Wednesday, saying they were suspended as per recommendation from the concerned deputy commissioner, reports UNB.

The suspended chairman was identified as Enamul Hasan while the six members of the Union Parishad are Md Obaidur Rahman, Bakiar Rahan, Ibrahim Sheikh, Rezaul Karim, Oliar Rahman and Swapna Begum.

Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, 66 public representatives have been suspended for plundering relief materials across the country so far.