The Anti-Corruption Commission is looking into allegations of Tk17 crore embezzlement in three projects at the Mongla port.
The projects are, a purchase of Tk23 crore worth of navigational equipment, a dredger purchased for Tk37 crore and the purchase of a pilot boat and a dispatch boat for Tk23 crore. Allegations are that altogether around Tk17 crore has been embezzled from these projects.
ACC Deputy Director Abdul Hai told the Dhaka Tribune the commission was looking into a number of port projects after an allegation of corruption was raised.
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