GK Shamim, Khaled Bhuiyan remanded in graft cases

A Dhaka court on Sunday placed contractor Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim and former Jubo League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan on seven-day remand each in separate cases lodged over amassing illegal wealth, reports BSS.

Acting Judge Al Mamun of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court passed the orders, showing them arrested in the graft cases. Earlier on October 23, Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) deputy director Md Salauddin, who is probing the case against Shamim, and ACC deputy director Jahangir Alam, who in investigating case against Bhuiyan, filed the petitions, pleading to place the accused on 10-day remand each. The court set o Sunday to hold hearing on the matters, in presence of the accused.

The anti-graft body on October 21 filed the case against GK Shamim and his mother for amassing illegal wealth of Taka 297.08 crore, while the ACC filed the case against Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan for acquiring illegal wealth of Taka 5.58 crore. Meanwhile, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) today filed charge sheet in an arms case filed with Gulshan Police Station against Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan on Sunday. RAB-3 assistant superintendant of police Belayet Hossain filed the charge sheet with the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Devdas Chandra Adhikari.