GK Shamim placed on 10-day remand in 2 cases

A Dhaka court on Saturday placed contractor Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim on 10-day remand in two cases lodged under weapon and narcotics acts, reports BSS.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Begum Mahmuda Akter placed him on five-day remand in arms case and five-day remand in narcotics case as Gulshan police produced him before court and pleaded to put him on total 14-day remand in the two cases. The court also placed seven of his bodyguards on four-day remand each in arms case.

The accused are: Delwar Hossain, Murad Hossain, Jahidul Islam, Shahidul Islam, Kamal Hossain, Samsad Hossain and Aminul Islam.

Earlier Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) filed three cases, one under arms act, one under narcotics act and another under money laundering prevention act.

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.