Ex-JL leader Samrat admitted to NICVD

Staff Correspondent
14 September 2020, Mon
Published: 11:38

Ex-JL leader Samrat admitted to NICVD

Ex-Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat has been shifted to National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

He was admitted to CCU-1 of the hospital on Monday morning, hospital sources said.

Earlier on Sunday, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) filed a case against Samrat and his associate Enamul Huq Arman for allegedly laundering Tk 1,950 million to Singapore.

According to the case statement, he earned huge amount of money by applying power at Motijheel, Fakirerpool, Paltan and Kakrail areas.

Of the earned money, Tk 1,950 million was laundered to Singapore with the help of Arman.

Samrat went to Singapore for 35 times, Malaysia for three times, Dubai for two times and Hong Kong for one time from December 27, 2011 to August 9, 2019 while Arman visited Singapore for 23 times from December 12, 2011 to May 18, 2019.

Earlier on October 7 last year, the police filed two cases against Samrat with the police station for possession illegal firearm and drugs.

On October 12 last year, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) also filed a case against him for earning wealth and properties through illegal means.

Samrat was arrested from Cumilla on October 6 in 2019 for running illegal casino in sports clubs at Motijheel. He was admitted to the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on October 24, 2019.