Haire Tholla !!
the infamous tholla or bd cops tried to plunder 1.80 crore taka from uttara traders men from ashulia on sunday .
here goes the latest story(achievement) of tholla-kahani...
The arrest of two so-called money launderers has turned out to be a curious case of police and their informants attempting to gobble up Tk 1.80 crore, claiming they had seized only Tk 58 lakh from the men.
Meantime, a business establishment, Uttara Group of Industries, told police high-ups that the arrested man was carrying their money totalling Tk2.38 crore to be used for business purpose.
When the police high-ups inquired about the incident, the Savar police who made the arrests admitted that they had seized Tk 2.38 crore but showed the amount as only Tk 58 lakh.
"They [the police sources] fled away with some bags of money but returned those after higher officials learnt the matter," the duty officer at Savar Police Station told.
Well-placed sources said a Dhaka district police officer, Savar police, plainclothes policemen and their sources were involved in the entire incident of looting. The attempt, however, ultimately proved futile as the owner of the Uttara Group took the matter to higher authorities of police.
Some police sources, who once used to work for the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab), provided police with the information that Uttara Group officer Liakat Ali was carrying a lot of money in a land cruiser from Jessore to Dhaka. Savar police, detectives and some informants intercepted the vehicle at Ashulia at around noon Saturday, according to the sources.
After looting the money, they returned to the Savar Police Station and showed Liakat Ali and his driver Ali Hossain arrested as hundi traders. They showed Tk 58 lakh on the seizure list prepared by the Savar thana nirbahi officer.
The arrestees, however, claimed innocence and said they were bringing the money earned from selling fertiliser and rice from their offices at Nawapara, Jessore, to their Dhaka office.
On information from the owner of the organisation about the amount of money kept in the vehicle, high police officers inquired the police officials concerned about the looted money.
Bowing to the pressure, the persons involved in the looting returned 2.33 crore which is still Tk 5 lakh shy of the amount claimed by the owner to be missing.
A Dhaka district police officer visited the Savar Police Station yesterday noon and held a secret meeting with local police allegedly to fix the share of the rest of the money.
Savar police, meanwhile, said they arrested police informants Zahurul Islam, Monirul Islam, Sona Mia, Abu Taher and Zakir Hossain for attempting to loot the money.(govt.suspended si ibrahim today)
They sent the five along with Liakat Ali and Ali Hossain to the jail under Section 54 yesterday.
One of the police informants said there was Tk 4 crore in the vehicle. The owner of the organisation could not be reached for confirmation.
Officer-in-charge of Savar Police Station told yesterday that a money laundering case will be filed in this connection.