Salim Pradhan, 2 cohorts on fresh remand in narcotics case


18th October, 2019 08:52:23 printer

Salim Pradhan, 2 cohorts on fresh remand in narcotics case

A Dhaka court on Friday placed Salim Pradhan, alleged kingpin behind online casino business in the country, and two of his cohorts on a three-day remand in a narcotics case lodged with Gulshan Police Station.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Shikder passed the order as concerned investigation officer produced the trio before court and pleaded to place them on a five-day remand in the case.

Earlier, on October 13 Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sabbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury placed the three on a five-day remand in a money-laundering case filed with Gulshan Police Station.

The court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Moinul Islam on October 3 placed the trio on a four-day remand each in a case lodged under the Narcotics Control Act.

Earlier that morning, the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Dhiman Chandra Mandal shown them arrested in the case.

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on October 2 filed two cases, one for money laundering and another for possessing narcotics, against Salim with Gulshan Police Station.

Earlier on October 1, RAB mobile court sentenced him to six months imprisonment for keeping two deer hides.

RAB arrested Salim from a Bangkok bound flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on September 30. They later raided Selim’s two offices in Gulshan and Banani.

RAB seized 48 bottles of foreign liquor, Taka 29 lakh, foreign currency of Taka 77 lakh, 12 passports, one computer server, four laptops and two deer hides from his offices.