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Dhaka district admin summoned over Tk 100cr embezzlement allegation

Thereport24.com Correspondent, Dhaka:

The Anti-Corruption Commission has summoned the Dhaka district council administrator for interrogation over allegations of misappropriation of Tk 100 crore in the name of fake projects.

Hasina Daula was served a notice by the commission on Sunday.

Md Taufiqul Islam, deputy director of the commission, sent the notice.

The administrator was asked to be present on October 21 to face the interrogation, said sources.

The administrator of a district council is the authority to approve the bill of any project concerning the council.

Hasina Daula approved bills of several hundred crores of taka for several fake projects in 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 fiscal years.

The disbursement of the bills was also proved in a report on a probe carried out by the Local Government Ministry.

Ends/thereport24.com/MI/Oct 11, 2015