The ACC has decided to seize 613 bank accounts of Paul, his wife, sister-in-law, and daughter.
The ACC has decided to seize 613 bank accounts of Laxmipur-2 MP Kazi Shahid Islam Paul, his wife, sister-in-law, and daughter from a total of six banks on charges of smuggling Tk 38.22 crore. At the same time, the ACC has decided to seize 30.27 acres of land and flats in Gulshan in different parts of the country in their name.
Paul was arrested on the night of June 6 in the Musharraf area of Kuwait. The Kuwaiti prosecution has charged him with human trafficking, money laundering, and exploitation of business workers on the basis of allegations of trafficking by five Bangladeshis. He has been remanded in custody at Kuwait Central Jail for 17 days.
Meanwhile, the High Court has directed MP Paul’s wife MP Selina Islam, and her daughter Wafa Islam to surrender by December 28 without anticipatory bail in a case of illegal acquisition of assets and money laundering by the ACC.