Bangladesh Railways has instructed the railway officers to not present any unlawful services to the trainers and to take authorized motion in opposition to the claimants.
The directive was given in a letter signed by the Railway Minister’s Non-public Secretary Mohammad Atiqur Rahman on Sunday (Might eighth). The same letter has been issued 4 instances earlier than by the Ministry of Railways.
The letter mentioned that lately, it has been noticed that the personal secretaries, assistant personal secretaries and personal officers of the minister in command of the railway ministry are secretly referring to kinfolk or relations or mates or acquaintances and demanding particular advantages by boarding trains at completely different railway stations. As well as, many are contacting numerous undertaking managers of Bangladesh Railway on cellphones for numerous unlawful services in reference to non-public secretaries of ministers, assistant personal secretaries and personal officers.
It additional mentioned that when the Railway Minister was knowledgeable concerning the matter, he directed to take authorized motion in opposition to them. He additionally despatched their cell phone numbers to legislation enforcement companies and instructed them to know their precise identities. The letter additionally instructed the involved officers and staff to not be confused in such circumstances and to not take any motion outdoors the official course of.
TTE Shafiqul Islam was suspended final Friday for imposing a wonderful on three passengers touring on an intercity practice with out tickets within the identify of a relative of the Railway Minister. The railway minister first claimed that he didn’t know the three passengers and later admitted that they had been his kinfolk.