Bank accounts of former Jubo League chairman Omar Faruk Chowdhury and his family members have been frozen. The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) Chief Abu Hena Mohd Razee Hassan confirmed media about the matter on Monday.
National Board of Revenue has sent letter to all the scheduled banks giving instruction to freeze the accounts of Omar Faruk, his wife Sultana Rekha and sons Abid Chowdhury, Muktadir Ahmed Chowdhury and Ishtiaq Ahmed Chowdhury.
Besides, the bank accounts of two business establishments, owned by Omar Faruk, also seized. These are Lake View Properties and Rao Construction.
In the wake of crackdown on city casinos, the Jubo League leader on Sunday was relieved of his duties.