A Dhaka court today placed online casino “kingpin” Salim Prodhan on a three-day remand in connection with a case filed under Narcotic Cntrol Act.
Metropolitan Magistrate Satrabrata Sikder passed the order after Sub-Inspector Harun-or-Rashid of Rab-1, also investigation officer of the case, produced him before the court seeking a five-day remand prayer.
Earlier, Salim was also placed on a four-day remand prayer with the same case on October 3.
On September 28, Salim was arrested from Hazrat Shahjalal Airport while he was attempting to flee the country.
Based on information, law enforcers along with Salim conducted 20-hour raid at his Gulshan office and Banani residence on that day.
During the raid, the law enforcers seized around Tk 29 lakh, currencies of 23 countries worth 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.