Two cases have been filed against arrested driver of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Abdul Malek under the Arms and the Special Powers Acts.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) filed the cases with Turag Police Station on Monday morning.Earlier on Sunday, the elite force arrested Malek from Kamarpara area under Turag police station in Dhaka with a foreign made pistol, a magazine, five bullets, and counterfeit notes worth Tk1.50 lakh.
A third class employee, Malek accumulated wealth of crores of taka by resorting to illegal means, RAB said.
According to the primary investigation of the battalion, Malek was allegedly involved in trading illegal firearms and fake currencies, extortion and other criminal activities in Turag area.
During interrogation, Malek confessed that he embezzled a huge amount of money from common people by intimidating them with firearms, RAB said.