Samrat released from hospital, being taken to prison

Staff Correspondent
12 October 2019, Sat
Published: 12:26

Samrat released from hospital, being taken to prison

Former Jubo League Dhaka South president Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat has been released from National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) and taken to Dhaka Central jail.

He was released from the hospital on Saturday morning and will be taken to Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj, jailer Mahbubul Islam confirmed to media.

He said that preparation is ready to shift him to prison from the NICVD. 

Meanwhile, Samrat was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on October 8 as he complained of chest pain. Later, he was taken to NICVD.

A medical board headed by the director was formed for his treatment.

According to NICVD doctors, Samrat underwent a heart valve replacement surgery around 15 years ago.

Note that, On October 6, Rab arrested Samrat and his close aide Enamul Haque Arman, also expelled vice-president of Jubo League Dhaka South, in Cumilla.

A mobile court sentenced Samrat to six months’ imprisonment under the Wildlife Conservation Act after Rab recovered two kangaroo hides from his office in the capital’s Kakrail.

Rab members also recovered an illegal 7.65mm pistol, five bullets, 1,160 Yaba tablets, 19 bottles of foreign liquor and devices used for torturing people from there. 

Samrat, who according to different media reports was involved in various misdeeds and corruption, came under the spotlight after Rab busted his illegal casino business in different sporting clubs in the capital. 

Rab filed two cases with Ramna Police Station against him under the arms and narcotics control acts on Monday. 

He amassed a huge amount of money through the illegal casino business, tender grabbing and extortion, say.