Councilor Moniruzzaman said that he has been paying income tax regularly since 2007. He recorded the correct information in the ACC asset statement. He did not know how the ACC got the information on non-income assets.
Deputy Director of Cox’s Bazar District Office of ACC, Monirul Islam said, Moniruzzaman hid the information of acquisition of immovable assets worth Tk 58 lakh 44 thousand 256 from ACC. Apart from this, information has been found that he has acquired wealth worth Tk 4 crore 31 lakh by misusing his power as a public representative, which is a crime punishable under various laws. Further investigation is underway. The accused councilor may also be arrested for questioning in the interest of investigation.