DHAKA A court here today placed corrupt contractor
Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim on a nine-day fresh remand in two cases
lodged under anti-money laundering and arms acts.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jasim passed the order, putting
Shamim on a five-day remand in the case lodged under Money Laundering
Prevention Act and four-day remand in the arms case.
Earlier the police produced him before the court after end of his 10-day
remand in weapon and narcotics cases. The court of Dhaka Metropolitan
Magistrate Tofazzal Hossain at the time allowed a police plea to show Shamim
arrested in anti-money laundering case.
Earlier on September 21, court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Begum
Mahmuda Akter placed Shamim on a 10-day remand in two cases lodged under
weapon and narcotics acts.
Earlier Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) filed three cases, one under arms
act, one under narcotics act and another under money laundering prevention
A mobile court of the RAB led by Executive Magistrate Sarwar Alam
surrounded Shamim's business office at Niketan and conducted the raid on the
afternoon of September 20.
Shamim, who used to con people by identifying himself as a leader of
Jubo League, were detained along with his seven bodyguards and around Taka
two crore in cash and Fixed Deposit Receipt (FDR) of about Taka 165 crore
were seized from his capital's Niketan office.
Apart from the money, the elite anti-crime force also recovered illegal
firearms, ammunition and drugs from Shamim's office.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)