Dhaka, Oct 1 (UNB) – Tk 1 crore in local and foreign currencies was seized from the house and office of Salim Prodhan, accused of money laundering and running an online casino, in the capital on Tuesday.
He was arrested from Dhaka airport on Monday afternoon while going to Thailand, said Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Sujoy Sarkar, operation officer of Rab-1.
Later that night, Rab raided Salim’s Gulshan residence and arrested two others – Md Akhtaruzzaman and Md Roman.
Salim’s Banani office was raided on Tuesday morning.
Rab seized Tk 29,05,500 in cash and foreign currencies of 23 countries equivalent to Tk 77,63023, Sarkar said.
Forty-one bottles of foreign liquor, 12 passports, 32 cheques, a laptop, a desktop and five master cards were also seized during the drives.