ACC quizzes GK Shamim

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Staff Reporter;

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday started interrogating contractor Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim in case filed for accumulating illegal wealth .

ACC Public Relations Officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya said a team comprising ACC deputy directors Jahangir Alam and Salauddin Ahmed started quizzing him at 2pm at the ACC headquarters.

Earlier, he was taken to the ACC headquarters from Keraniganj central jail at noon.

Earlier on October 21, the ACC filed a case against Shamim and his mother Ayesha Akhter for allegedly acquiring illegal assets worth TK 285 crore.

On Octber 27, the ACC appealed to the court to show  Shamim arrested in their case.

The court granted the ACC’s appeal. Later, the Commission also moved the court with remand plea for quizzing him. After hearing, the court placed him on 7-day remand.

GK Shamim is also facing three more cases filed by Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) -– one under the Narcotics Control Act, another under the Money-laundering Prevention Act and the other under the Arms Act

Shamim was arrested during a drive at his Niketan office on September 20 with illegal firearms and a huge amount of money.

Shamim was known as an influential contractor of Sabujbagh, Basabo and Motijheel areas of the capital.unb

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