Bangladeshi MP Shahid sent to jail in Kuwait

Kazi Shahid Islam alias Papul
Kazi Shahid Islam alias PapulFile photo
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Mohammad Shahid Islam alias Papul, MP of Lakshmipur- 2 constituency (independent), who was arrested in Kuwait in cases related to human trafficking, residency visa trading and money laundering, has been sent to central prison of the country.

The attorney general of Kuwait has decided to imprison the Bangladeshi MP for 21 days in the central prison, reports Arab Times.

Public prosecutor decided to continue the imprisonment of the remaining accused and to release the owner of a company on bail of 2,000 dinars, said the report.

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Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Kuwait earlier arrested him on charges of human trafficking, residency visa trading and money laundering, reports UNB.

Kuwait has already freezed over Tk 1.38 billion of his funds. He has also siphoned off money to other countries, Kuwaiti media outlets quoted the authorities as saying.

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