No bribe, no land services in district registrar, sub-registrar offices: TIB

Staff Correspondent
9 September 2019, Mon
Published: 11:00

No bribe, no land services in district registrar, sub-registrar offices: TIB

TIB executive director Iftekharuzzaman told that the district registrar and sub-registrar offices among the most corrupt places in the country. No bribe, no land services in district registrar, sub-registrar offices.

Land-related services cannot be obtained without bribery at any stage of the district registrar and sub-registrar offices, a report of the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has revealed on Monday (September 9).

Iftekharuzzaman said, it's very sad that land related services have become synonymous with corruption.

"People have to pay a bribe of Tk 500 to 500,000 at each and every step of the district registrar and sub-registrar offices to get their desired land-related service," reports TIB.

The global anti-graft watchdog's Bangladesh chapter also revealed in its study how much illegal money is internally transacted in the sector, he added.

A bribe of Tk 20,000 to Tk 2.0 million is traded for the recruitment, promotion and other processes, “Ways to overcome obstacles for good governance in registration and services sector of land documents”, reports TIB.

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