Hearing on bail plea against Samrat Oct 15

DHAKA A Dhaka court today set October 15 to hold

hearing on police plea to place former Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain

Chowdhury Samrat on total 20-day remand in two cases filed with capital's

Ramna Police Station for possessing illegal arms and narcotics.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sorafuzzaman Ansari set the date as jail

authorities couldn't produce the accused as he undergoing treatment at

National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases after falling sick at jail.

The same court also showed former Dhaka South unit Jubo League vice

president Enamul Haque Arman arrested in a narcotics case filed with Gulshan

Police Station and set October 15 to hold hearing on bail plea filed against

him by police.

Police on October 7 filed separate pleas to take Samrat on total 20-day

remand in the two cases.

In their petitions, police pleaded to show the former president of Jubo

League's Dhaka city South unit arrested in the two cases and put him on 10-

day remand in each of the cases.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Yasmin Ara had set today to hold hearing

on the pleas to show Samrat arrested and his remand, in his presence.

Police on that day also pleaded to take former Dhaka South unit Jubo

League vice-president Enamul Haque Arman on 10-day remand in the narcotics

case. The court at the time also set today to hear the bail plea in his

presence today.

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-1 DAD Abdul Khalek filed the two cases

against Samrat with Ramna Police Station on the afternoon of October 7,

making Arman co-accused in the narcotics case.

RAB on early Sunday arrested Samrat and his associate Arman from village

Kunja Sreepur of Alkora union under Chauddagram upazila of Cumilla district.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)