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Judge ill, casino brothers Enamul-Rupon’s verdict deferred

The verdict against old Dhaka’s two brothers Enamul Haque Enu and Rupon Bhuiyan in a money laundering case, was deferred till April 25.

As Judge Mohammad Iqbal Hossain of Dhaka’s Special Judge Court-5 was on leave due to his illness, the verdict was not delivered today.

After concluding the cross-examination from both sides on March 16, the court fixed today (April 6) for the announcement of the judgement.

The other accused in the case are their three brothers Shahidul Haque Bhuiyan, Rashidul Haque Bhuiyan and Merajul Haque Bhuiyan, General Secretary of Wanderer’s Club in Motijheel Joy Gopal Sarkar and their accomplices Tuhin Munshi, Nabin Hossain Sikder, Saiful Islam and Pavel Rahman.

Merajul Haque, Rashidul and Pavel are absconding while Tuhin is on the run.

A total od 12 cases have been filed against the accused, including Enamul and Rupon, with different police stations in the capital.

Enamul is a former vice-president of the Gendaria unit of Awami League while Rupon is joint general secretary of the same AL unit.

Battalion (RAB) seized Tk 2 lakh from the house of Abul Kalam Azad, an employee of Enu, in Dhaka’s Wari during a raid.

Later, Ziaul Haque, police inspector of RAB-3, filed a case with Wari Police Station. There he mentioned that Enu and Rupom earned crores of money through casino business.

After investigation, CID police inspector Mohammad Sadeq Ali submitted a chargesheet on July 21, 2020, accusing the accused.