Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today claimed to have arrested three people including Enamul Haque Enu and his brother Rupon Bhuiyan for their alleged link with casino business.
Among the arrestees, Enamul is the director of Dhaka Wanderers Club and vice-president of Awami League Gendaria unit and Rupon Bhuiyan is the joint general secretary of Gendaria AL.
Another arrestee, Sheikh Mostafa Sunny, is one of their accomplices, Imtiaz Ahmed, deputy inspector general of CID (Organised Crime) said at a briefing.
The trio was held during separate drives conducted by a team of Economic Squad of CID’s Organised Crime Unit in Dhaka’s Keraniganj area this morning, the official said.
The CID officials also recovered Tk 40 lakh in cash and 12 mobile phone sets from their possession, he added.
Seven cases were filed against Dhaka Wanderers Club’s casino shareholders Enamul Haque and Rupon Bhuiyan last year over the recovery of huge money, gold and firearms from their houses in the capital during a raid.
Members of Rab-3 lodged the cases accusing the four persons with Wari, Gendaria and Sutrapur police stations under the money laundering prevention, special power and firearms acts.
Together, the two brothers own 15 houses, and they used their firearms to terrorise people in the area, according to Rab.