Khandaker Mohtesam Hossain Babar, younger brother of former Minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, was arrested in a Tk 2,000 crore money laundering case filed in Faridpur.
The district's Superintendent of Police Md Alimuzzaman confirmed the matter to Banglanews on Tuesday morning.
Md Jamal Pasha, additional superintendent of police (crime and administration) said a team of police arrested Mohtesham from the capital around 3 am.
Khandaker Mohtesham Hossain is a warranted accused, he also said.
On 3 March last year, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police filed a chargesheet against 10 people, including Mohtesham Hossain Babar in a case of laundering Tk 2,000 crore.
CID Assistant Superintendent of Police Uttam Kumar Biswas filed the chargesheet in the relevant branch of the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate's Court.
The other accused in the case are AHM Fouad, Khandaker Nazmul Islam Levy, Ashikur Rahman Farhan, Fahad bin Wazed alias Fahim, Kamrul Hasan David, Mohammad Ali Didar and Tariqul Islam Nasim.
BDST: 1157 HRS, MAR 08, 2022