Alamgir Mohammad Mahfuzullah Farid

Alamgir Mohammad Mahfuzullah Farid is a Bangladesh Nationalist Party politician and the former Member of Parliament from Cox's Bazar-2.

Alamgir Mohammad Mahfuzullah Farid
Member of Parliament
In office
1996–2006
Personal details
Political partyBangladesh Nationalist Party

CareerEdit

Farid was elected to parliament in 1996 from Cox's Bazar-2 as a candidate of Bangladesh Nationalist Party. He was reelected from Cox's Bazar-2 in 2001.[1] He served in the Public Undertaking Committee in the Parliament.[2] During his term, he hired workers to cut down thousands of trees in state owned mangrove forests in Sonadia Island.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Farid's brother, Shahidullah, is the Chairman of Baro Moheshkhali Union Parishad. On 2 September 2006, Chittagong Coastal Forest Department published Shahidullah's name in a list of individuals who grabbed forest land.[4]

ControversyEdit

On 13 May 2007, he was arrested by Rapid Action Battalion on corruption charges.[5] He was arrested on 5 extortion case filed against him in Moheshkhali Police Station on 15 April 2007.[6] Anti-Corruption Commission filed charges against him and his wife on corruption on 29 April 2008.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Parliament Election Result of 1991,1996,2001". Vote Monitor Networks. 29 December 2008. Archived from the original on 29 December 2008. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  2. ^ "JS body to review power sector errs". The Daily Star. 27 July 2003. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  3. ^ Christensen, Joseph; Tull, Malcolm (2014). Historical Perspectives of Fisheries Exploitation in the Indo-Pacific. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 124. ISBN 9789401787277.
  4. ^ "28 on Cox's Bazar land grabbers' list". The Daily Star. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Two ex-lawmakers, Bangla cop jailed on graft charges". Outlook India. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Ex-BNP MP Farid arrested, Abu Zafar sent to jail". The Daily Star. 14 May 2007. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  7. ^ "ACC set to sue Saifur's younger son for illegal wealth". The Daily Star. 29 April 2008. Retrieved 15 March 2018.