Judicial

Court frames charges against Golden Monir in drugs case

A Dhaka court on Thursday framed charges against vehicle and gold trader Monir Hossain alias Golden Monir in a narcotics case.

Third Additional Metropolitan Sessions Court Judge Sheikh Samidul Islam framed the charges rejecting Monir’s plea for exemption from the case and ordered to begin trial in the case.

The court also fixed November 2 for recording testimonies of the witnesses.

On November 20, 2020, Rab members surrounded Monir's house in the capital's Badda. During the eight-hour operation, almost 7 Kg gold jewelry, foreign pistols, liquor, huge amount of foriegn currencies from 10 countries and Tk 1.9 crore cash were seized from the house.

On December 10 of the same year, Golden Monir was sent to jail after being remanded for 27 days in three separate cases under the arms, special powers and narcotics laws.

On January 26, 2021, Inspector of Detective Brunch (DB) Abdul Malek submitted a chargesheet against Golden Monir in two separate cases under the Narcotics Control Act and the Arms Act.

Source: United News of Bangladesh