According to the RAB sources, his ancestral home is in the Narayanganj district. Salim, the owner of “Prodhan Group”, used to link gamblers with the world’s best known casinos online Online casino kingpin Selim Prodhan was born in Dhaka in 1973. According to the RAB sources, his ancestral home is in the Narayanganj. Salim – the owner of “Prodhan Group” – used to link gamblers with the world’s best known casinos online.
His business ventures include Japan-Bangladesh Security Printing and Papers Limited, P24 Law Firm, AU Entertainment, P24 Gaming, Prodhan House and Prodhan Magazine, Prodhan Fashion, Prodhan Beauty Care & Spa and Prodhan Salon. Through P24 gaming, he used to add gamblers in his online casino website. According to the website, P24 Gaming is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software, now actively involved in the fast growing casino business in Asia.
Till 2016, they only brought computer games to the market. Later, they got involved in online casinos business. P24 Gaming Company Ltd was established in December 7, 2018 as one of the first providers of B2B Live Casino solutions in Bangladesh. They have approximately 150 operators across Bangladesh. They have the ability to connect with the world’s most popular casinos online, the website said.
Sources said Selim Prodhan has a close relationship with the financial sector. His Japan-Bangladesh Security Printing and Papers printed cheque books for different banks, and office documents of different organizations. His company is one of the top borrowers of Rupali Bank Ltd, and Salim owes the bank around Tk100 crore. Different law enforcement agency sources said Salim is not only involved with online casino management, he is also involved in tender grabbing, and arms smuggling through the Chapainawabganj border.
On the other hand, he is also one of the controllers all kind of cattle sheds, and drug syndicate around the border. Salim also owns a beauty parlour and spa located in Dhaka’s Gulshan area, which are frequently visited by VIPs. There have been allegations of immoral activity in the spa. Salim was arrested from a Bangkok-bound Thai Airways flight at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Monday afternoon.
Later, RAB conducted a raid at Salim’s office cum residence at House No 11/A, Road No 99 of Dhaka’s Gulshan-2 area and arrested his associates Aktaruzzaman, Md Roman, and Masum on Monday night. From the raid, RAB recovered 48 foreign liquor bottles; Tk2,905,000 in cash, foreign currencies from 23 different countries, of around Tk7,763,023, 12 passports, 32 cheque books of 13 banks, one large server used in game operating, and four laptops, and two pieces of deer hide.