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Jubo League leader Samrat barred from leaving country

Senior Correspondent |
Update: 2019-09-24 4:18:27 PM
Jubo League leader Samrat barred from leaving country

DHAKA: A ban has been imposed on leaving country for Dhaka South unit Jubo League president Samrat for alleged involvement in casino business in different clubs in Dhaka.

Competent sources said the police headquarters has been sent an order to the on-duty immigration police at all the airports and land ports in the country.

Several reliable sources from high level of police confirmed the information to Banglanews.

Sources say a letter has been sent to the airport and to the port so that Samrat, who is now under surveillance by law enforcers, cannot leave the country.

A senior official at the police headquarters, who did not want to be named, told Banglanews that Samrat, who allegedly had controlled the casino business in Dhaka, was allegedly involved in various crimes. We are investigating those. After investigation, action will be taken accordingly.

Meanwhile, sources of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) said the update info about bank account of the Jubo League leader has been summoned. The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) is investigating the matter.

At the same time, bank accounts information of another Juba League leader Bhola-3 constituency MP (MP) Nurunnabi Chowdhury Shaon and his wife and children were also summoned.

Earlier on Sunday (September 23), Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) directed authorities concerned to freeze the bank accounts of casino businessmen, including arrested Jubo League leaders Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan and GK Shamim.

Earlier, Jubo League Dhaka South Organising Secretary Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan was arrested from his Gulshan residence, in the wake of the crackdown at a casino in the football club on September 18 while GK Shamim, who has made a fortune as a contractor and identifies himself as a Jubo League leader, has been arrested in a raid on his business in Dhaka’s Niketon on September 20.

BDST: 1555 HRS, SEP 24, 2019

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