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The Anti-Corruption Commission filed a case with Khilkhet Police Station {Case No. 11(3)08} against Mr. A B M Fazle Elahi, Father- Late Doctor Elahi Box, Former Managing Director of Compressed Natural Gas Company Ltd. Mr. Md. Abdul Mazed, Deputy Director (Prosecution) of the Commission brought charge against the accused under Section 409 of the Penal Code and Section 5(2) of the Corruption Prevention Act, 1947 and submitted charge-sheet to the Special Judge Court-9, Dhaka.

The charge-sheet reveals that the accused hired a new contractor for running and maintenance of four CNG stations during the contract in force with the dealer to run and maintain these stations as per contract. During this period he paid the new contractor Tk. 25, 38,237.33 (2.54 million) without realising this amount of money from the dealer.

ACC's investigation found that Mr. Elahi benefited himself and let others to benefit by not performing his duties and responsibilities properly and hence breaching the trust which was delegated to him as public official and incurring losses to the public exchequer.

The Special Judge Court-9 delivered the verdict in this case on February 28, 2013. The Court awarded 10 (ten) years rigorous imprisonment and fined Tk. 1, 50, 00,000 (15 million) – in non-payment 02 (two) years rigorous imprisonment under Section 409 of the Penal Code and 05 (five) year rigorous imprisonment and fined Tk. 1, 50, 00,000 – in non-payment 01 (one) years rigorous imprisonment under Section 5(2) of the Corruption Prevention Act, 1947. Both punishments will go simultaneously.

Advocate Mosarraf Hossain Kajol pleaded for the ACC in the Court.