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Health Ministry official suspended on graft allegation

Health Ministry official suspended on graft allegation  

Md Abzal Hossain

Dhaka, Jan 14 : An official of the Health Ministry has been suspended over allegation of amassing wealth illegally.

The suspended official is Md Abzal Hossain, accounts officer of Directorate General of Health Services (Medical Education).

Recently two national dailies  (Bangladesh Pratidin and ProthomAlo) published report on Abzal mentioning that though he is a fourth grade government employee, he has five houses at Uattara, several plots and a house abroad which is inconsistent with his income, said a letter issued by the Health Ministry on January 13.

Besides, the ministry also asked authorities concerned to carry out departmental investigation into the allegations brought against him.