Chief shipping engineer held for bribery

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PV Desk : AKM Fakhrul Islam, chief engineer and ship surveyor at the Department of Shipping under the Ministry of Shipping, was detained on Tuesday from his office at the BIWTA Bhaban at Dhaka’s Motijheel.

A team led by ACC Director Nasim Anwar caught him in a raid.

“We arrested him while he was taking Tk 500,000 as bribes from a man. He was taking bribes for approving the design of a ship,” Nasim told.

Fakhrul had been taken to the Motijheel Police Station. A graft case against him was underway, he added.