Secret wealth of revenue officer Matiur Rahman

Secret wealth of revenue officer Matiur Rahman

Secret wealth of revenue officer Matiur Rahman

Matiur Rahman, a high-ranking member of the National Board of Revenue (NBR), stands accused of amassing a colossal fortune through illicit means during his tenure in government service. This report uncovers the vast wealth allegedly accumulated in the names of his wife, children, and relatives, as well as the various methods employed to conceal his assets.

Discovery of Immovable Assets

Recent investigations have revealed the location of immovable assets worth approximately Tk 500 crore across the country. These include houses, land, flats, and plots situated in prime locations such as Dhaka, Gazipur, Savar, Narsingdi, and Barisal. Additionally, significant investments have been identified in both public and private banks under Fixed Deposit Receipts (FDRs) and in the stock market.

Properties in Dhaka

Bashundhara Residential Area: Matiur Rahman owns building number 384, 7A Road, D Block. The first and second floors of this seven-story building house his family, including his first wife, Laila Kaniz, the chairman of Raipura Upazila in Narsingdi.

Gulshan: Four flats in Beg Park View, Anwar Landmark, Plot No. 11, Road No. 83, near Sahabuddin Park.
Lalmatia: His second wife, Shammi Akhtar, resides at 41/2 Imperial Bhawan, 8th Road.

Kakrail: His younger wife currently lives in a flat in Kakrail following their son Mushfiqur Rahman Ifat’s involvement in the goat scandal.

Dhanmondi: Multiple flats have been found at 27 Dhanmondi.

Shanta Developers: Eight luxury flats purchased in the name of Farzana Rahman Ipsita and son Ahmed Taufiqur Rahman Arnab.

Investments and Luxurious Possessions

Matiur Rahman has diversified his investments, holding substantial amounts in FDRs and the stock market. His luxury lifestyle is further evidenced by the ownership of four high-end cars, including Prado, Premio, and Crown models, registered under various company names. Additionally, he has invested in exotic birds and other luxury items.

Business Ventures and Factories
Manufacturing and Real Estate

SK Trims: A 40,000 square feet bag manufacturing and accessories factory in Tongi, officially owned by his brother MA Qayyum Howlader.

Shoe Factories: Two shoe manufacturing factories in Bhaluka, Mymensingh, and Global Shoes in Barisal.

Wonder Park and Eco Resort: Located in Raipura, Narsingdi, owned by his son and daughter.
Apan Bhuban Picnic and Shooting Spot: Situated in Purbachal.

Real Estate Developments

Matiur Rahman owns several plots in the Bashundhara Residential Area, where reputed developer companies are constructing commercial buildings. These include:

Plot No. 657A, 657B, and 716 on Road No. 9-10, Sobhan Avenue, I Block, Bashundhara Residential Area.

Land Holdings

  1. Gazipur: Significant portions of land in various SA plots.
  2. Savar: 12.58 percent land in Bilamalia Mauza in different plots.

In the name of wife Laila Kaniz and son Ahmed Taufiqur Rahman Arnab: Substantial land holdings in Gazipur and Savar.

Stock Market Manipulation

Matiur Rahman is known to be a shadow director of several companies. He gained notoriety in the stock market by manipulating the prices of shares of several small companies he brought to the market, thereby influencing market participants.

Public Denial and Legal Troubles

Despite the overwhelming evidence, Matiur Rahman has publicly denied any wrongdoing. In a recent interview, he asserted that he has never engaged in corruption, claiming that he always performed exceptionally in revenue collection. He attributed the investigations by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to conspiracies aimed at thwarting his promotions.

Conclusion

The case of Matiur Rahman exemplifies how high-ranking officials can exploit their positions for personal gain, amassing immense wealth at the expense of public trust. While Matiur maintains his innocence, the evidence of widespread asset accumulation and investment in luxury items suggests otherwise. This exclusive crime report aims to shed light on the alleged corruption and the urgent need for accountability and transparency in public office.

This report provides a comprehensive look at the alleged crimes and wealth accumulation of Matiur Rahman, highlighting the necessity for thorough investigation and legal action to ensure justice.

   


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