A Dhaka court on Wednesday placed online casino kingpin Salim Pradhan on a seven-day fresh remand in a graft case.
Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Qayesh passed the order in presence of the accused. Earlier on November 3, the court set today to hold hearing on a plea to take Salim into a 10-day remand in the case.Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) deputy director and investigation officer (IO) of the case Gulshan Anwar Pradhan filed the plea on October 31.
The IO filed the case against Salim on October 27 for amassing illegal wealth of around Taka 12.27 crore.
RAB arrested Selim from a Bangkok-bound flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on September 30. They later raided Salim’s two offices in Gulshan and Banani.
RAB seized 48 bottles of foreign liquor, Taka 29 lakh, foreign currency of Taka 77 lakh, 12 passports, one computer server, four laptops and two deer hides from his offices.