Court orders freezing GK Shamim's 194 bank accounts
A Dhaka court has granted a petition filed by Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to freeze 194 bank accounts of GK Shamim, a top government-listed contractor, in connection with a money laundering case.
Judge KM Imrul Kayesh of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court today passed the order after hearing the petition submitted by CID’s Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police Abu Sayeed, said the court’s Public Prosecutor Taposh Kumar Paul.
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested SM Golam Kibria Shamim known as GK Shamim and his seven bodyguards after raiding his house and office in Dhaka’s Niketon on September 20.
The lawmen also seized eight firearms, a huge amount of ammunition, Fixed Deposit Receipt (FDR) worth Tk 165 crore and around Tk 1.8 crore in cash, a large stash of US and Singaporean dollars and some foreign liquor.
Shamim, also known to be a Jubo League leader, has been remanded for 10 days in connection with two cases including the money laundering case.