A court on Wednesday granted him bail in a case filed against him for embezzling and smuggling around Tk 222 crore in casinos in Singapore and Malaysia between 2011 and 2016.
Gazi Zillur Rahman, the emperor’s lawyer, told The Daily Star that there was no legal impediment to his release on bail.
Earlier, the court granted him bail in money laundering, arms and drug cases considering his physical condition.
Dhaka Special Judge Court-6 Judge Al Asad. Asifuzzaman granted bail to the emperor on October 6, 2019, arguing that he was in jail.
While granting bail, the judge directed the court to submit the emperor’s passport.
Earlier, on December 6, 2020, ACC Deputy Director and Case Investigation Officer (IO) Jahangir Alam filed a chargesheet against the emperor in the Dhaka Senior Special Judge’s Court against him as the ‘mastermind’ of the illegal casino business in the capital.
On November 12, 2019, the ACC filed a case against the emperor at the Integrated District Office-1 in Dhaka on the charge of acquiring illegal assets worth Tk 2.94