Among those involved in money laundering abroad, CID has found evidence of money laundering against expelled Juba League leaders Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat, Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan and expelled commissioner Mominul Haque Saeed. Their names have come up in the investigation report in the light of the order of the High Court.
A report in this regard was submitted to the concerned branch of the High Court on Sunday (October 17). High Court Justice. The hearing will be held after Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Ahmed Sohail are presented in the virtual bench
Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin Manik confirmed the matter to the media. The report names Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat, Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan, Enamul Haque Arman, Rajib Hossain Rana, Jamal Bhatara, Mominul Haque Saeed and Shahjahan Bablu.
Earlier, on December 16 last year, the High Court directed the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the state to provide further information on money laundering abroad.
After the submission of the report of several state agencies including the ACC on money laundering, the High Court Justice Md. A virtual bench of Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Ahmed Sohail passed the order.
Attorney General AM Amin Uddin, Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin Manik and Assistant Attorney General Tahmina Polly were present in the court hearing.
On the other hand, lawyer Khurshid Alam Khan was in favor of the ACC. Barrister Ruhul Quddus Kajal, secretary of the Supreme Court Bar Association, also conducted the hearing.
Following the order of the High Court on money laundering abroad, the ACC and other parties of the state submitted various types of data and reports to the High Court. At that time, the court expressed displeasure with the ACC as there was old information in the report.
Seeing these reports, the court said, “There is no updated information after the order issued by the High Court on October 22.” So the court said, we want to know the names of the money launderers. You say the new name. The emperor is still in prison, and name the others who are involved. Although thousands of crores of rupees were smuggled abroad, the ACC was able to collect only 41 crores. 160 million people in the country, a few of them smuggle money. They all have the right to know. We want to know the names and addresses of the money launderers. ‘
Earlier, a report with 100 names of money launderers including the emperor was submitted to the High Court. After that a hearing was held in this regard. The court made such remarks at the hearing. Later, the High Court gave the ACC and the state till February 28 next year to report on the progress in this regard. A hearing is also scheduled for that day.
Five organizations have filed reports in the High Court on money laundering abroad. The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIAU) has told the High Court that it has been asked for information on money laundering in Canada.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has informed that if all the missions report money laundering, it will be submitted to the court immediately. On the other hand, the ACC has reported that Tk 2,500 crore has been laundered so far as a case.
According to the CID, casino businessman Ismail Chowdhury smuggled money to Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Sri Lanka through seven hackers, including the emperor. Only Samrat and Enamul Haque Arman smuggled 232 crore 36 lakh 53 thousand 691 rupees to Singapore, the agency said.