Police arrested a local Jubo League leader and two others early Sunday from the district town in Sadar upazila in connection with a money laundering case.
The arrestees were identified as Asibur Rahman Farhan, 40, general secretary of Jubo League Faridpur town unit, Nazmul Islam Khandakar Levi, 61, Awami League president of district town and Billal Hossain, leader of Sramik League.
Officer-in-Charge of Kotwali Police Station Morshed Alam said the trio was arrested following the direction of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in a case filed over amassing wealth of Tk 2000 cr.
CID filed the case against two former Awami League leaders of Faridpur city unit- Sajjad Hossain Barkat and his brother Imtiaz Hasan Rubel on June 26.
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