Interpol issues red notice to ex colonel Shahid Uddin Khan
Published: 03:42 PM, 28 June 2019 Updated: 04:02 PM, 28 June 2019
International Criminal Police Organization known as Interpol has issued Red Notice on Md. Shahid Uddin Khan, his wife Farjana Anjum, and daughters Shehtaz Munasi Khan and Parisa Pinaz Khan — who now are residing in Britain — for committing serious types of crimes, including terror financing, money laundering and other types of crimes, reports easternherald, and prlog.
They are also convicted in a few criminal cases in Bangladesh.
Md. Shahid Uddin Khan and members of his family had smuggled-out millions of dollars from Bangladesh since 2009 and deposited into various bank accounts in the United Arab Emirates, according to various newspapers reports.
They also purchased immigrant status in Britain under Visa Tier 1, VAF Number 511702, and invested over 12 million pounds and also established a company named Zumana Investment & Properties Limited on October 25, 2010.
Sitting in Britain, Md. Shahid Uddin Khan and his family are operating their businesses in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. They having business relations with notorious Dawood Ibrahim’s D-Company and has been involved in trafficking in drugs and arms, According to a newspaper report.
It is reported that the Khans also are also funding Islamic State as well as other militancy groups and madrasas.
On January 17, 2019, Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Bangladesh Police raided his residence in Dhaka. During this, a huge volume of arms, ammunition, detonators, explosives, counterfeit currency note, Islamic State propaganda materials, and recruitment tools were recovered. They also found evidence of the Khan family’s involvement in terror financing.
Later, three separate cases were filed against Md. Shahid Uddin Khan, Farjana Anjum Khan, Shehtaz Munasi Khan, and Parisa Pinaz Khan with Cantonment Police Station.
It was earlier reported in a daily newspaper that Md. Shahid Uddin Khan sent few thousand dollars to one of his jihadist counterpart days before the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.
Commenting on Interpol’s Red Notice issued on the Khans, a source close to the family said, “This family posses’ threat to the British society. Authorities should immediately investigate the matter and deport them immediately”.
On May 25, 2019, Politicalite had exposed the illegal activities of Md. Shahid Uddin Khan and his family while the matter had also been covered in The Sunday Times.
It was further learned that Khan had established business relations with Stephen Hammond MP and later had tried to blackmail the British lawmaker by publishing photographs of his secret meeting with Mr. Hammond.