The anti-graft body issued the letter after finding evidence of money laundering
The Anti-Corruption Commission has imposed travel ban on 22 persons because of their alleged involvement in the casino business and accumulation of illegal wealth.
Among the individuals on whom the ban is imposed, there are two members of the parliament -- Nurunnabi Chowdhury Shawon from Bhola 3 and Shamsul Haque Chowdhury from Chattogram 12.
The others in the ban list are SM Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim, former Jubo League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan, Casino kingpin Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat, his associate Enamul Haque Arman, Mohamedan Sporting Club Director Lokman Hossain Bhuiyan, his wife Nabila Lokman, Kolabagan Sporting Club's President Md Shafiqul Alam Firoz, online casino kingpin Selim Prodhan, ward councillor Habibur Rahman Mizan, Gendaria Thana Awami League Vice President Anamul Haque Anu, his elder brother and Joint Secretary of Gendaria Thana Awami League Rupon Bhuiyan, suspended office secretary of Jubo League Kazi Anisur Rahma, his wife Sumi Rahman, public works department's former chief engineer Md Rafiqul Islam, former additional chief engineer Md Abdul Hie, ward councillor AKM Mominul Haque Sayed, former managing director of NRB Global Bank Proshanta Kumar Halder, Wanderers club's staff Abul Kalam Azad, owner of Zakir enterprise Md Zakir Hossain, and owner of Shafique enterprise Md Shafique Islam.
Anti-Corruption Commission Director Syed Iqbal Hossain on Wednesday sent a letter to the special police super (immigration) of Special Branch (SB) in this regard, said a source in police headquarters.
The national anti-graft watchdog issued the letter after finding evidence of money laundering against them.
The commission also requested the law enforcers to take necessary steps so that they can't flee from the country.
On September 30, the Anti-Corruption Commission formed a probe team to investigate the assets of the people who were found involved with illegal casino business.
On Monday, the commission filed two cases against Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim and expelled organising secretary of Jubo League's Dhaka south city unit Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan on a charge of accumulating wealth through illegal means.