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ACC presses charges against casino kingpin Selim Prodhan

  • Published at 01:31 pm February 6th, 2021
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File photo: Police escort Salim Prodhan to the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court premises on Sunday, October 13, 2019 Focus Bangla

RAB arrested Selim from a Bangkok-bound flight at Dhaka airport in September 2019

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has submitted a charge sheet against online casino kingpin, Selim Prodhan, in a case filed over amassing illegal wealth and money laundering.

The charge sheet was filed with the court on Thursday, Zulfiqar Hossain, ACC general registration branch officer at the Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge’s Court, told Dhaka Tribune on Saturday.

During its investigation, the ACC found no known source of income for Tk57.8 crore possessed by Selim.


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He had been found guilty of accumulating wealth illegally under Section 27 (1) of the ACC Act, 2004. He had also committed a punishable offense under the Money Laundering Prevention Act, 2012 by siphoning off money to Thailand and the United States, according to ACC sources.

On October 27, 2019, the ACC filed a case against Selim for amassing illegal wealth amounting to Tk12.27 crore.

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested him from a Bangkok-bound flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on September 30, 2019.

They later raided Selim’s two offices in Gulshan and Banani and seized 48 bottles of foreign liquor, Tk29 lakh, foreign currency worth Tk77 lakh, 12 passports, a computer server, four laptops and two deer hides.

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