DHAKA: A Dhaka Metropolitan court sent so-called Jubo League leader Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim to jail after completing 19 days of remand in two cases filed under anti-money laundering and arms acts.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury passed the order on Sunday (October 13) as investigation officer (IO) and CID senior assistant superintendent of police Abu Sayeed produced Shamim before the court and pleaded to keep him behind bars until the end of probe in the case.
However, lawyers pleaded for his bail.
GK Shamim was produced before the court on Sunday after 5 days of remand in the money laundering case.
Earlier on October 2, a Dhaka court placed Shamim on a total of nine-day remand in the two cases.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) filed three cases, one under arms act, one under narcotics act and another under money laundering prevention act.
RAB detained GK Shamim on September 20.
RAB seized huge amount of money, foreign currency, a firearm, drugs, liquor, and FDR cheque worth Taka 200 crore from his office in Niketan area of the capital on that day.
BDST: 2136 HRS, OCT 13, 2019