Three cases have been filed against Monir Hossain alias Golden Monir who was arrested during a raid by Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on his residence in the city’s Merul Badda area.
The elite force lodged the cases –- one under the Narcotics Control Act, another under the Arms Act and the last under the Special Powers Act –- with Badda Police Station on Sunday morning, said its Inspector (Operations) Yeasin Ali.
He said they will seek a seven-day remand for Monir in each case.
Rab members arrested Monir on Saturday morning following overnight raid on his residence and business establishments.
During the drive which started on Friday night, led by Rab Executive Magistrate Palash Kumar Basu, Tk 1.09 crore in cash, huge gold ornaments, five luxury cars, drugs and a firearm were seized.
Monir used to finance a political party, claimed Rab.