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Tk2,000cr laundering case: Jubo League leader held in Faridpur

  • Published at 06:29 pm August 2nd, 2020
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Asibur Rahman Farhan UNB

Earlier, Awami League's Faridpur town unit president Nazmul Islam Khandaker and local Sramik League finance secretary Billal Hossain were held in the case

Police arrested a local Jubo League leader and two others early Sunday from Faridpur town in Sadar upazila in the much-talked-about Tk2,000 crore money laundering case.

The arrestees were identified as Asibur Rahman Farhan, 40, general secretary of Jubo League Faridpur town unit.

Faridpur Kotwali police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Morshed Alam said he was arrested as per the instruction of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in a case filed over amassing a wealth of Tk2000 crore.

CID filed the case against two former Awami League leaders of Faridpur city unit—Sajjad Hossain Barkat and his brother Imtiaz Hasan Rubel on June 26.

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 on Thursday in a case filed over siphoning off Tk2,000 crore abroad.

Earlier on Friday, Awami League's Faridpur town unit president Nazmul Islam Khandaker and local Sramik League finance secretary Billal Hossain were held in connection with the same money laundering case.