Charge sheet accepted against casino brothers Enamul, Rupon in money laundering case

Sun Online Desk

24th September, 2020 02:14:52 printer

Charge sheet accepted against casino brothers Enamul, Rupon in money laundering case

A Dhaka court has accepted the charge sheet against expelled Awami League leaders Enamul Haque Enu, his brother Rupon Bhuiyan and 10 in a case filed over the laundering of Tk 1.99 crore.

Judge KM Emrul Kayesh of the Senior Special Judge's Court of Dhaka passed the order after scrutinising the case dockets and other relevant documents on Thursday.

The others accused in the case are -- their three brothers Shahidul Haque Bhuiyan, Rashidul Haque Bhuiyan and Merajul Haque Bhuiyan, general secretary of Wanderer's Club in Motijheel Joy Gopal Sarkar and their accomplices Nobin Hossain Sikder, Md Saiful Islam, Tuhin Munshi and Pavel Rahman.

Of them, Enu, Rupon, Joy Gopal, Tuhin, Nabir, Sunny and Saiful were earlier arrested in connection with the case filed with Gendaria Police Station on September 25 last year.

Shahidul, Rashidul, Merajul, Harun and Pavel are on the run.

The court issued arrest warrants against the five fugitives and directed police to submit the report on execution of arrest warrants by November 4.

Earlier on July 21, CID Inspector Mehedi Maksud, also the investigation officer (IO) of the case, submitted the charge sheet to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court of Dhaka, showing 23 people as prosecution witnesses.

On September 24, 2019, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) seized about Tk5 crore in cash, eight kilograms of gold - worth over Tk4 crore and six firearms during raids on their residences.

On January 13, CID arrested Enamul and  Rupon and their associate Sunny from Dhaka's Keraniganj.