A Dhaka Court on Sunday fixed March 10 for submission of the investigation report in a money laundering case against eight people, including Laxmipur-2 MP Kazi Shahid Islam Papul, who was arrested in Kuwait on human trafficking charges.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury accepted the statement of the case and set the date for submitting probe report.A case was filed with the Paltan Police Station on December 22 under the Money Laundering Act as more than 355.86 crore Taka was deposited in the bank accounts of Papul and his family members.
The accused in the case are Kazi Shahidul Islam Papul, Mohammad Sadiqur Rahman Monir (Papul’s personal employee), Jasmine Pradhan (his sister-in-law), Wafa Islam (his daughter), Kazi Badrul Alam Liton (Papul’s brother) and Golam Mostafa (manager of the organization allegedly involved in human trafficking).
According to the case statement, the accused are human traffickers and they have earned Taka 38,23, 40, 567 illegally at different times.
The statement said that Papul and his daughter’s organisation are involved in the crime.
Besides, two organisations have been accused in the case. They are JW Lilabali and Job Bank International.
Papul’s sister-in-law Jasmine Pradhan is the proprietor of JW Lilabali and Papul’s brother Kazi Badrul Alam Liton is the proprietor of Job Bank International.