Rapid Action Battalion filed three cases against Monir Hossain, better known as “Golden Monir”, on charges of possessing illegal firearms, foreign alcohol and foreign currency.
He was handed over to Badda Police Station around 6:15am today, Officer-in-Charge of the police station Parvez Islam told The Daily Star.
Police will seek seven-day remand for him in each case, the OC said.
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Rab arrested Monir yesterday after a 12-hour raid that started at 11:00pm on Friday at his six-storey building on Road-11, Merul Badda.
Rab recovered gold ornaments weighing 8kg, Tk 1.09 crore in cash, Tk 9 lakh in forged currencies of 10 countries, five SUVs, a pistol, four bullets and four litres of foreign alcohol during the drive.
Officers also found forged land ownership documents and 32 fake seals of land management officials at his home and office.
Using these, Monir used to take over land belonging to other people, Rab said.