A tribunal in Dhaka is set to announce the verdict in an arms case filed against SM Golam Kibria Shamim, known as GK Shamim, and his seven bodyguards on Sunday (Sep 25)
Judge Sheikh Samidul Islam of the Special Tribunal-4 of Dhaka on August 28 set the today for the delivery of the judgment in the case after closing arguments from both the sides.
The seven bodyguards are: Md Jahidul Islam, Md Shahidul Islam, Md Kamal Hossain, Md Samsad Hossain, Md Aminul Islam, Md Delwar Hossain and Md Murad Hossain.
Earlier, the tribunal recorded statements of 10 prosecution witnesses, including complainant of the case.
On January 28 of 2020, the same tribunal framed charges against Shamim and seven others.
RAB Sub-Inspector Shekhor Chandra Mollick, investigation officer of the case, submitted the charge sheet on October 27 the same year.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members on September 20 of 2019 arrested Shamim on charges of extortion and tender manipulation.
Later, RAB also arrested Shamim's seven bodyguards.
BDST: 1127 HRS, SEP 25, 2022