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2 cases filed against ex-AL leadersEnamul, Rupon

  • Published at 12:42 pm February 27th, 2020
recovered from the house of former Awami League leaders Enamul Haque Enu and his brother Rupon Bhuiyan | Collected
File photo: Cash and casino chips recovered from the house of former Awami League leaders Enamul Haque Enu and his brother Rupon Bhuiyan on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Earlier on Tuesday, RAB seized around Tk26.55 crore during a raid at their house

Two cases have been filed against former Awami League leaders Enamul Haque Enu and his brother Rupon Bhuiyan, two days after seizing huge amount of money and gold from their Dhaka house. 

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) filed the cases against the two brothers and some other unknown people early Thursday. 

The cases were filed with Wari police station under Special Powers Act and Money Laundering Prevention Act. 

RAB’s Executive Magistrate SarowerAlamand Wari police station Officer-in-Charge Azizur Rahman confirmed the matter. 

File photo: CID arrest Enamul Haque Enu, his brother Rupon Bhuiyan and their associate Sheikh Sunny Mostafa from Dhaka's Keraniganj area on Monday, January 13, 2020 | Dhaka Tribune

Earlier on Tuesday, RAB seized around Tk26.55 crore during a raid at the former Awami League leaders'house in Old Dhaka. 

Last year on September 24, the elite force had seized about Tk5 crore in cash, 8kg gold and six firearms in raids at their residences. Later, RAB filed seven cases against the duo. 

However, they were absconding since then. 

On January 13this year, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police arrested Enamul, Rupon, and their associate Sheikh Sunny Mostafa fromKeraniganj of Dhaka for their alleged link with the casino businesses. 

Later, the CID discovered that four money laundering cases were already filed against the brothers.