A probe report has been submitted against two more persons over their alleged involvement in money laundering related to Bangladeshi MP Md Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul.
Among the duo, one is a senior officer working in the office of one of the assistant undersecretaries in the Kuwait's Ministry of Interior and another is the son of another senior officer of the ministry, Arab Times reported quoting Al-Rai daily.
In this regard, the Financial Investigation Unit has submitted to the Public Prosecution a detailed report of suspicious money laundering operations carried out by the two suspects.
The prosecution is in the process of establishing a link between the two men and other similar cases.
However, the sources clarified the "The prosecution is currently dealing with each case separately and until now no evidence has emerged that the two men are related to other cases under consideration, such as the case of Bangladeshi Mp Papul or Fouad's network. In accordance with the procedures followed with the previous cases the Prosecution will request the banks to freeze the funds of the two new suspects until after the investigations are completed.
On June 7, Kazi Shahid Islam Papul, a ruling party lawmaker from Laxmipur-2 constituency, was arrested by the Kuwait CID. The judge of Mushrif magistrate court sent him to jail denying his bail plea on the same day. And, the court denied his bail plea three times as of June 10. At least 11 migrant workers testified against the parliamentarian in the Kuwait court. The Kuwait CID detained them and sent them back to Bangladesh after recording their statements.