| 31 Oct 2019, 00:00 | Update : 31 Oct 2019, 17:34
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) 39 number Ward Councilor Moynul Haque Monju. RAB conducted a drive at his office at Tikatuli in the capital and arrested him on Thursday noon.
A team of RAB-3 began the drive at around 12 pm in a case filed over extortion charge with Wari police station. RAB-3 Commanding Officer Lt. Colonel Shafiullah Bulbul confirmed the matter of arrest.
He said, there are allegations of illegal grabbing, extortion, drugs trading and gambling against Councilor Moynul Haque Monju. An illegal arms and drugs were seized from his office while arresting him. There are more than one extortion cases against him.
Media wing Assistant Director of the RAB headquarters Mizanur Rahman said, Monju was arrested while hiding in his office. After the arrest drive was conducted there.
Mentionable, on Wednesday an extortion case was filed against Moynul Haque Monju with Wari police station. Following that the law enforcement agency was looking for him. Through secret information they came to know that Monju was hiding in his office. Later he was arrested.