DHAKA: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) recovered Tk 20 crore cash and gold ornaments from the house of two Awami League leaders Enamul and his brother Rupon in city’s Wari area early Tuesday (Feb 25).
On information, a team of RAB-3 conducted a drive at the house of AL Vice-president of Ganderia than unit Enamul Haque and joint general secretary of the same unit Rupon Bhuiyan at Lalmohon Saha Street in Wari after midnight.
They recovered Tk 20 crore cash, 730 bhori gold ornaments and Tk 5 crore as FDR from their house, said RAB Sujoy Sarkar, assistant superintendent of police (ASP) and deputy director (media), RAB headquarters.
On January 13, Enamul and Rupon were arrested from a house in Subadda area of Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital along with 12 mobile phone sets and Tk 40 lakh in cash.
Later the two siblings were put on a four-day remand each in two money-laundering cases.
They remained absconding since law enforcers raided their house at Gandaria in September last year and seized 8,072 grams of gold and Tk 5.5 crore in cash.
BDST: 1315 HRS, FEB 25, 2020