GK Shamim placed on nine-day fresh remand

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)