Alarm bells were raised when PK Halder and his associates laundered around Tk 174 crore from a financial institution in 2016 by setting up companies that existed only on paper.
A Dhaka court today granted permanent bail to former Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat, an alleged kingpin of illegal casino business, in another case filed under Narcotics Control Act.
Enamul Haque Enu and his brother Rupon Bhuiyan, who allegedly ran a casino illegally, are placed on four-day remand each by a Dhaka court in two separate Money Laundering cases.
Samrat, the king of casinos in Bangladesh, is found to be quite innovative in working his way up the power ladder.
Director General (DG) of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) Benazir Ahmed says that Juba League leader Ismail Hossain Samrat left Dhaka and went into hiding a day after crackdown against casinos started.
A Dhaka court places 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.
A rift has emerged in the Chattogram Awami League over Jatiya Sangsad whip Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury’s alleged patronisation of gambling at a sporting club and his son issuing a threat to a senior party leader.
Two policemen have been suspended for their involvement in helping 15 Nepalis to flee Fakirerpool Young Men’s Club during a drive against casinos on September 19.
Amid the ongoing crackdown on the casinos and illegal business, Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry Secretary Mohibul Haque says the casino facilities will be available for foreign tourists at exclusive tourist zones.