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Tk 2,000cr laundering: Faridpur Sramik League leader also arrested

Published : Friday, 31 July, 2020 at 11:57 PM  Count : 336

Tk 2,000cr laundering: Faridpur Sramik League leader also arrested

Tk 2,000cr laundering: Faridpur Sramik League leader also arrested

Following the arrest of Rubel and Barkat, and Faridpur Municipality Awami League president Nazmul Islam Khondker Levy in the much-talked-about Tk 2,000 crore money laundering case, local Sramik League finance secretary Billal Hossain has also been arrested by police.

Faridpur police super Md Alimuzzaman said Nazmul Islam Khondker Levy and Billal Hossain were arrested on Friday afternoon from their houses at Char Kamalapur and Harukandi areas in Faridpur town for their involvement in the confessional statements of Rubel and Barkat, two accused of the money laundering case filed by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

Later, they were sent to jail custody at the directive of the court.

On June 26 last, CID filed the money laundering case with Dhaka's Kafrul Police Station bringing allegations of amassing huge illegal wealth and laundering the wealth abroad.

CID Inspector SM Miraz Al Mahmud filed the case as the complainant.

In the money laundering case, complaints of luandering Tk 2,000 crore were brought against Faridpur town's two brothers--Town Awami League's expelled general secretary Sajjad Hossain Barkat and Imtiaz Hasan Rubel.

The case was filed under Section 4 (2) of Money Laundering Prevention Act Amended 2015.


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