Bamboo instead of rod: UP member dismissed...

Bamboo instead of rod: UP member dismissed

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 06:40 PM, 7 July 2020   Updated: 07:28 PM, 7 July 2020

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

The Local Government Department has suspended UP member Mohammad Ali (Alam) for using bamboo instead of rods in the construction of U-Drain under the Local Governance Support Project-3 (LGSP-3).

Mohammad Ali, a UP member of ward no. 8 of Ashimpatuli union in Fulbaria upazila of Mymensingh district, and the chairman of the project committee for the construction of the U-Drain. 

A notification in this regard was issued by the Local Government Department on Tuesday, saying, “the UP member was dismissed for using bamboo instead of rod for welding work in the construction of U-Drain on Elungi Kandania road under LGSP-3 in 2018-19 fiscal year.”

An on-the-spot investigation revealed the truth of the incident in the presence of the deputy director, local government, chairman of the concerned union and dignitaries of the area on July 5, the day after the U-Drain construction irregularities were published on social media on July 4. 

The accused UP member Mohammad Ali was sacked after the allegations were proved and a report was sent to take necessary action against him.