Tangail female UP member accused embezzling VGD rice

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday filed a case against a female union parishad member, accusing her of misappropriating rice of the government’s VGD programme in Tangail.


ACC Deputy Assistant Director Raju Md Sarwar Hossain filed the case against Fazila, a reserved female member of Kalia union parishad of Sakhipur upazila with ACC’s Tangail integrated district office, said ACC spokesperson Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya.


According to the case statement, the accused misappropriated 240 kilograms of rice meant for the Vulnerable Group Development (VGD) programme.


The case were filed under the Penal Code 1860 and the Prevention of Corruption Act 1947.


Source: United News of Bangladesh