Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has issued travel ban against Arif Hasan, Director of Desh TV and a leader of Association of Television Channel Owners (ATCO). ACC's Assistant Director M Shafi Ullah sent a letter to the Special Branch of Police in this regard on Tuesday.
ACC Public Relations Department confirmed the matter to the media. According to the ACC letter, there are allegations of possessing illegally earned money and assets against Arif Hasan. ACC is looking into these complaints, the letter added.
Different sources have informed that Arif Hasan tried to leave the country. The ACC letter states that the investigation will face impediments if Arif Hasan leaves Bangladesh at this moment. ACC has requested the authorities concerned to take necessary steps over this matter. Some media outlets communicated with Arif Hasan but he did not make any comments on this issue.