A Dhaka court today framed charges in an arms case against contractor Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim and his seven bodyguards.
The other seven accused in the case are- Delwar Hossain, Murad Hossain, Jahidul Islam, Shahidul Islam, Kamal Hossain, Samsad Hossain and Aminul Islam.Dhaka third Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Robiul Alam framed the charges in presence of all eight accused. At the time, the accused pleaded not guilty.
The court after framing charges, set February 26 to start examining the witnesses, court clerk Jewel Ahammed told BSS.
Earlier on October 27, 2019, investigation officer and RAB-1 sub-inspector Shekhar Chandra Mallik filed chargesheet in the case.
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, 2019.
Shamim, who used to con people by identifying himself as a leader of Jubo League, was 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.