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‘Zero tolerance’ against corruption: ACC

Acting chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Dr Nasiruddin Ahmed today said country's anti-graft commission has taken a 'zero tolerance' policy to prevent all sorts of corrupt practices in every walk of life.

"The ACC will go for action against the corrupt individuals whoever he may be," he told journalists while inaugurating a rally in front of the ACC office at Segunbagicha in the capital on the occasion of "International Anti-Corruption Day 2016"

He said the ACC is working round-the-clock to take necessary steps against the persons with specific allegation of corruption. The ACC official said, "There is no classification of small or giant in the field of corruption . . . Criminals will be treated as the criminals in any context."

He said the ACC has undertaken some pragmatic steps to raise strong voice against corruption in everyone's respective position to build good human beings.

Nasiruddin urged all to come forward to gear up the ongoing campaign against the corruption.

ACC Secretary Mustafa Kamal, Commissioner AFM Aminul Islam and other senior officials were also present there.

The ACC has chalked out an elaborate programme to mark the 'International Anti-Corruption Day -2106, with this year's theme "United against corruption for development, peace and security."

The ACC also formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on the occasion.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)