Jubo League leader Samrat | The Daily Star
  • Narco, arms cases filed against Samrat

    Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat used to lead a large gang whose members would often torture those who refused to pay extortion money or opposed him, Rab claimed yesterday.

  • ‘Gambling was his only addiction’

    Gambling was the only addiction of Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Samrat, claimed his wife Sharmin Chowdhury. “He had no greed for property, flats or cars … He used to take frequent trips to Singapore to gamble there,” she told reporters when Rab raided their Mohakhali DOHS residence yesterday afternoon, hours after Samrat was arrested in Cumilla.

  • Finally, Samrat dethroned

    Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat, one of the casino kingpins, has finally been arrested, putting an end to speculations about his arrest since the drive against corruption began over two weeks ago.

  • 'Samrat went into hiding day after casino drives start'

    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.

  • Samrat held, expelled from party

    Hours after his arrest in Cumilla, Jubo League expells its Dhaka south unit President Ismail Hossain Samrat, who was under the scanner for allegedly running an illegal casino at a club.

  • Former Juba League leader Samrat

    Rumours run rife over Samrat

    Dhaka South Jubo League President Ismail Chowdhury Samrat who has lately been under the scanner for allegedly running an illegal casino at a club.

  • Samrat arrested or not?

    There has been speculation about the arrest of Dhaka South Jubo League President Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat, the alleged kingpins of “casino” business in the capital.

  • Jubo League leader Samrat

    Govt slaps travel ban on Samrat

    The government yesterday imposed a travel ban on President of Jubo League’s Dhaka South unit Ismail Hossain Samrat, meaning he can no longer leave the country.