Money laundering case Lokman Hossain, 8 others indicted

22 November 2021


BSS :
A court in Dhaka on Sunday framed charges in a money laundering case against nine people including former director in-charge of Mohammedan Sporting Club M Lokman Hossain Bhuiyan, former Jubo League leaders Enamul Haque Arman and AKM Mominul Haque Sayeed.
Judge Nazrul Islam of the Dhaka's Tenth Special Judge's Court passed the order and set December 15 for starting recording
 deposition of the witnesses in the case, assistant public prosecutor (APP) Mahbubul Hasan told BSS.
Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on November 19, 2019, filed the case with Motijheel police station against Lokman Hossain Bhuiyan, accusing him of amassing crores through casino business and laundering the money to two Australian Banks.
The law enforcement agency in their probe found evidence of running illegal casino and narcotics trades in Mohammedan Sporting Club against Lokman and some other people.
Lokman was arrested by Rapid Action Battalion from his Monipuripara home in Tejgaon on September 26, 2019 along with contraband liquor in possession.
As rent, Lokman, also the reputable sporting club's general secretary, had been receiving Tk2,100,000 every month since the casino went into operation in early 2018, said RAB. He had siphoned off most of the cash to two banks in Australia.

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