The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today arrested Faridpur district unit Chhatra League president Nishan Mahmud Shamim in a case filed over laundering Tk 2,000 crore.
A team of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police arrested Shamim from Uttara in capital Dhaka on Thursday night.
M Alimuzzaman, superintendent of Faridpur Police, confirmed the matter.
He said Shamim was also an accused in cases filed in connection with extortion and attack.
“He will be shown arrested in the case after interrogation by the CID and brought back to Faridpur,” said the police superintendent.
On June 26, CID lodged a case with Kafrul police station in Dhaka against sacked Faridpur municipal AL general secretary Sazzad Hossain Barkat and his brother sacked Faridpur Press Club president Imtiaz Hasan Rubel for laundering Tk 2,000 crore.
They were later arrested and taken on 3-day police remand.
After completion of the remand, they confessed to the court about their involvement in the money laundering. They also revealed information about those involved in money laundering.
Police said Faridpur Municipality Awami League president Nazmul Islam Khandaker Levy, local Sramik League finance secretary Billal Hossain, and two others have also been arrested in this case.