Samrat-Khalid-Sayeed smuggled money: CID
Published: 02:30 PM, 17 October 2021 Updated: 06:36 PM, 17 October 2021
Ousted Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat, Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan and expelled DSCC councilor Mominul Haque Sayeed
Evidence of money laundering has been found against ousted Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat, Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan and expelled DSCC councilor Mominul Haque Sayeed.
The information was obtained in a probe report by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the police that arrived in the High Court on August 17.
Confirming the matter, Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin Manik told the media on Sunday that the report will be submitted to the High Court bench of Justice Md. Nazrul Islam Talukder.
He said the Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) was working to recover the huge amount of money smuggled through them. The report on money laundering names Ismail Chowdhury Samrat, Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan, Enamul Haque Arman, Rajib Hossain Rana, Jamal Bhatara, Mominul Haque Sayeed and Shahjahan Bablu.
Earlier, the High Court had directed to find out those involved in money laundering abroad. A case was filed against Samrat under the Money Laundering Act for smuggling Tk 195 crore.
Noted that Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat was arrested from Kunjushripur village of Alkara UP in Chauddagram of Cumilla on the morning of October 6 last year. Arman was also arrested along with him. Khalid had been arrested in a casino case and is serving a jail term. Another Juba League leader Sayeed is absconded.