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12:00 AM, November 24, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:50 AM, November 24, 2020

Tk 100cr wealth of expelled JL leader Anisur confiscated

Khaled laundered Tk 8.75cr to three countries, finds ACC

The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday confiscated expelled Juba League office secretary Kazi Anisur Rahman's assets worth Tk 100 crore.

Deputy Director Gulshan Anwar Pradhan seized the assets, confirmed ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattachariya.

The  seized assets include a five-storey house at Kalabagan in the capital,  two flats at Dhanmondi and Wari, three shops at Elephant Road and 13  square feet of commercial space and two shops at a market in Gulshan-2, reports UNB. 

Besides,  ACC seized a house in Boalia of Muksudpur in Gopalganj, a petrol pump,  15 bighas of land worth Tk 30 crore and 40 kathas of land in Keraniganj.

ACC also detected a bank transaction of Tk 50 crore.

On September  29, 2019, ACC filed a case against Anisur for accumulating illegal  wealth of Tk 12.80 crore  and his wife Sumi Rahman for having illegal  assets worth Tk 1. 31 crore.

Meanwhile, expelled organising secretary of Jubo League Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan had laundered about Tk 8.75 crore to Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand between 2017 and 2018, finds the Anti-Corruption Commission.

The development came during the investigation of a case filed against Khaled by ACC on October 21, 2019 for amassing wealth illegally, said ACC Secretary Muhammad Delwar Bakht yesterday.

The investigation officer has submitted charge-sheet incorporating the findings. It will be submitted before court soon, he added.

ACC sources said Khaled opened an account with Maybank Islamic Berhad on September 12, 2018 with Tk 2.25 crore. ACC found another account in his name at RHB Bank Berhad where the expelled Jubo League leader has Tk 2.48 crore.

He opened two FDR accounts with the Malaysian bank worth about Tk 60.54 lakh.

Khaled opened an account at United Overseas Bank in Singapore on October 15, 2017. The balance of the account on December 12, 2019 was Tk 3.14 crore.

He opened an account with Bangkok Bank PCL on October 11, 2018 with Tk 25.5 lakh.

The ACC filed the case against Khaled for amassing about Tk 5.58 crore illegally.

Jubo League on September 20, 2019 expelled Khaled, who was arrested for running a casino, for breaching the organisation's discipline and his involvement in anti-social activities.

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