Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday caught a Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) engineer red-handed while he was taking bribe from a businessman in Narayanganj.
The arrested bribe-taker is identified as a deputy assistant engineer of LGED, Ehtashamul Haque.
ACC conducted the drive based on a specific complaint by Mozammel Haque, a contractor of the LGRD office at Sonargaon Upazilla under Narayanganj District, said ACC public relation officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee.
A team led by Nasimi Anwar, one of the directors of ACC, arrested Ehtashamul Haque with bribe money of Tk 50,000 from his workplace around 3 pm, reports UNB.
ACC officials said, the LGED engineer took the bribe for favouring the contractor to get a tender.
Filing of a case against the official was underway.