CID presses charges against Khalid Bhuiyan | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 24, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:34 AM, February 24, 2020

CID presses charges against Khalid Bhuiyan

Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday pressed charges against expelled Jubo League Dhaka South Organising Secretary Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan and five others in connection with a money laundering case.

The other accused are his two brothers Masud Mahmud Bhuiyan and Hassan Mahmud Bhuiyan, his accomplices Harunur Rashid, Shahdad Hossain Uzzal and Mohammad Ullah Khan.

Of them, Khalid and Mohammad Ullah are now in jail while the rest are on the run.

CID Inspector Mohammad Ibrahim, also the investigation officer of the case, submitted the charge sheet against them to Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court of Dhaka.

The IO appealed to the court to issue arrest warrants against the four as they were shown fugitives in the charge sheet.

In the charge sheet, the IO said Khalid had travelled to different countries several times without endorsing foreign currencies in his passport. During his travels, he laundered a huge amount of foreign currencies, the IO said in his charge sheet.

Khalid has a company named M/S Orpon Traders (Pvt) Limited at Jurong East in Singapore city where Khalid deposited a huge amount of money which was laundered through hundi (an illegal means of money transfer).

The IO found over 20 lakh Thai Baht in an account at Bangkok Bank in Thailand. Mohammad Ullah in his confession to a magistrate during the investigation of the case revealed Khalid's offences.

Rab arrested Khalid from his Gulshan residence on September 18 last year. Police seized one shotgun, two pistols, 57 rounds of shotgun bullets, 53 rounds of pistol bullets and 585 pieces of yaba pills from his residence.

Later, five cases including a money laundering case were filed against Khalid with Gulshan and Motijheel police stations. He was remanded for several days in the cases.

Earlier police pressed charges against him in the cases filed under the Arms and Narcotics Control Act.

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