RAB raids Selim’s house, seizes liquor, money

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Dhaka, October 01: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) seized Tk 29 lakh from the residence of online casino businessman Salim Prodhan and arrested his associate Akhteruzzaman from the house in the capital’s Banani area.Akhteruzzaman was arrested on Tuesday from the No.26 house of road-2 at Banani of Salim, RAB’s Media Wing Director Lt Col Sarwar bin Kasim told reporters.

Earlier, a large amount of alcohol and Bangladeshi and foreign currencies were recovered from the office of Salim Prodhan located in Gulshan area.

The members of the RAB launched a raid at 11/A building of Gulshan-2 on Monday night.

Earlier on Monday, Rab arrested Salim from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at about 3:00 pm while he was trying to board a Bangkok-bound flight to flee from the country.

He is accused in money laundering and running casino online, added the Rab official.