Commissioner of ward # 57 Khwaja Habib has been sent to jail along with his brother in law Faisal and accomplice Apu.. He was earlier arrested on Monday 17th April at by RAB (Rapid Action Battalion) from a house adjacent to Aziz Super market in Shahbagh. Police charges him of extortion from Neel Khet, Paribagh, Kata bon and Shahbagh area.
More than 160 people have been detained in the antigraft drive that has involved members of both of the country’s main political parties.
Also arrested and briefly detained in overnight raids was Arafat Rahman Koko younger son of ex PM . This happened 46 days after Tareq Rahman (ex PM’s influential son) was taken into custody. Moday’s arrest was the latest in a series since a campaign against corruption began in January, when the country’s military-backed interim government declared a state of emergency.