A Dhaka court on Monday permitted the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to freeze 194 bank accounts of GK Shamim in response to a petition filed in connection with a money laundering case.
Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Kayesh passed the order after hearing the petition, which was submitted by CID Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police Abu Sayeed.
Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim was arrested by Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) during a raid in the capital's Niketan area on September 20 last year.
During the raid, a RAB-1 team seized Tk1.80 crore from his house and Fixed Deposit Receipts (FDR) worth Tk165 crore from his office in the area.
Shamim is a cooperatives secretary of Jubo League's central committee.
He is also known as an influential contractor in the capital's Sabujbagh, Bashabo and Motijheel areas.
Shamim has been remanded for 10 days in connection with two cases including the money laundering case.