Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

Trial of Enu-Rupon begins in money laundering cases

Published 10:29 pm | January 26, 2021

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Online desk ; A court in Dhaka has framed charges against 11 people, including two Awami League expelled leaders Enamul Huque Bhuiyan Enu and his brother Rupon Bhuiyan, in two money laundering cases filed with Wari Police Station.

Casino businessman Enu is a former vice-president of the Gendaria unit Awami League while Rupon is joint general secretary of the unit.

Judge of Dhaka Special Judge Court-5 Iqbal Hossain passed the order.

Besides, three witnesses gave their testimonies in the same court against 11 people including the two siblings in another money laundering case.

With this, a total of four people testified in the case while the total number of witnesses in the case is 20.

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-3 submitted chargesheet against 11 people, including Enu and Rupon, in the case on January 5.

Public Prosecutor Shawkat Alam said three cases are underway in this court against Rupon.

The date for taking testimony in one case has been fixed on February 26 and the other on February 22.

According to the documents of the case, seven accused, out of 11, are currently in jail.

On September 24, 2019, RAB-3 raided their house in Dhaka’s Banianagar and their two employees’ houses, and seized around Tk 5 crore in cash, and 7.5 kgs of gold ornaments.

Later, six cases were filed against them with Sutrapur and Gendaria Police Stations.

On February 25 last year, RAB raided their another house in Lalmohan Saha Street in Old Dhaka and found Tk 26.55 crore in cash, an FDR of Tk 5.15 crore and one kg of gold ornaments.

Two more cases were filed against the brothers in this connection. After investigating the cases, CID police submitted charge sheet on July 21 last year.

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