Casino business: Salim placed on 4-day remand
A Dhaka court today placed online gaming “kingpin” Salim Prodhan and his two associates on a four-day remand in connection with a case filed under the Narcotic Control Act.
The other accused are Salim’s assistant Md Akhtaruzzaman and staffer Md Roman.
Metropolitan Magistrate Md Mainul Islam passed the order after Inspector of Gulshan Police Station Aminul islam, also the Investogation officer of the case, produced them before the court with a seven-day remand prayer for each.
Salim was picked up from Hazrat Shahjalal Airport on Monday.
Based on information given by Salim, law enforcers conducted 20-hour raids at the office and residence in Gulshan and Banani.
During the raid, the law enforcers seized around Tk 29 lakh in cash, foreign currencies of 23 countries amounting to Tk 77.63 lakh, 32 cheque books of three banks, five master cards, two pieces of spotted deer hide and 48 bottles of foreign liquor.
One server, four laptops and a desktop computer used for the gambling operations were also seized during the raids.
Md Akhtaruzzaman, who was the in-charge of the gambling site, and Md Roman were also arrested during the raid.