Dhaka, Sept. 21 -- The elite police unit put Shamim along with his seven bodyguards in the custody of Gulshan Police on Saturday.

"RAB has filed three separate cases under the drugs, money laundering protection and firearms legislation," said Gulshan Police OC Kamruzzaman.

Police will seek remands to question Shamim and his seven associates as suspects in the cases from a court later, he said.

RAB seized about Tk 20 million in cash, Tk 1.75 billion worth of fixed-deposit receipt or FDR savings, alcohol and firearms during the raid on his business in Dhaka's Niketon on Friday.

It came two days after a RAB unit arrested Jubo League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan, who was expelled, for running an illegal casino inside the Young Men's Club ...