“There are Tk8.5 crore money in his different bank accounts in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand"
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) filed a money laundering case against expelled Jubo League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan yesterday.
Confirming the matter, Additional Superintendent of CID Faruk Hossain told The Business Standard that Ibrahim Hossain, an inspector of (organised crime) of CID filed the case with Motijheel Police Station under the Money Laundering Prevention Act.
There are Tk8.5 crore in his different bank accounts in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. The money was sent illegally till December 31 last year. Khaled visited Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand at least 70 times in the last 10 years, according to the case statement.
According to law enforcers, Khaled made crores of money running the casinos at sporting clubs and through illegal drug trade, extortion and tender manipulation. He even had an armed group and a huge stash of illegal firearms to carry out the unlawful activities.
On September 18 last year, Rapid Action Battalion arrested Khaled, the then organising secretary of Jubo League's Dhaka South unit, from his home in the capital's Gulshan on charges of running a "casino" at a football club in Fakirapool.
After his arrest, he was expelled from the party.