Police arrests Faridpur AL president held for ‘laundering Tk 2,000 crore’
31 July 2020, 09:55 pm | Updated: 12 August 2020, 07:04 am
Police have arrested Nazmul Islam Khandakar Lovi, president of Faridpur town Awami League, in connection with the laundering of Tk 2,000 crore.Members of Kotwali Police Station of Faridpur arrested him from his residence on Friday noon.
Nazmul was held after former Faridpur town unit Awami League general secretary Sajjad Hossain alias Barkat and his brother Imtiaz Hasan alias Rubel, former president of Faridpur Press Club, gave confessional statement before a Dhaka court yesterday (July 30) in a case filed over siphoning off Tk 2,000 crore abroad.
The CID filed the case against the duo under the money laundering act with Kafrul Police Station in the capital on June 26.
On June 7, police arrested nine people, including Sajjad and Rubel, from different areas of Faridpur town for their alleged involvement in attacking the house of Subal Chandra in the town's Goalchamat area on May 16.
After their arrest, in primary probe, the inspector found the two had smuggled around Tk 2,000 crore abroad.