Allegations of rampant
irregularities were brought against former Housing and Law Adviser Barrister
Mainul Hossain by a parliamentary sub-committee on Tuesday. The parliamentary
panel observed that the former adviser to the immediate-past caretaker
government (CG) had abused his office with a view to favoring his family
Moreover, the parliamentary
sub-committee, which is conducting probe into the alleged irregularities of the
former adviser to the military-backed caretaker government said that the
'arbitrary decision' of the ex-adviser "resulted in the deaths of 13 laborers
during the demolition work of the Rangs building in Dhaka".
The sub-committee found that
ship-breaking workers were employed in the demolition of the Rangs Bhaban, that
led to the tragedy.
The committee said that it would
recommend taking legal action against the former adviser in connection with the
incident and also for his other irregularities.
The 5-member sub-committee of the parliamentary standing committee on housing
and public works ministry, which has been assigned to probe the allegations of
corruption and irregularities against the former adviser, yesterday told the
media that they had received huge proofs of irregularities conducted by
Barrister Mainul Hossain in, while he was adviser in charge of the Housing and
Public Works Ministry.