Remand hearing of Erfan today

Sun Online Desk

28th October, 2020 10:00:09 printer

Remand hearing of Erfan today

The remand hearing of Mohammad Erfan Salim in a case for attempting to kill a Navy officer will be held today.

Lt Wasif Ahmed Khan of Bangladesh Navy filed the case against lawmaker Haji Salim’s son Erfan and his associates with Dhanmondi Police Station.

A court of Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate is scheduled to hear remand petition at 11:30 am.

Law enforcers raided residence of Haji Salim and arrested Erfan and his bodyguard two days ago. Personal assistant of Erfan was also captured from outside Dhaka.

They arrestees are in 14-day quarantine inside the Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj as part of corona safety measure.

During raid, law enforcers recovered huge wine, yaba and remote controlled talking device. A mobile court led by Executive Magistrate Sarwar Alam sentenced Erfan to imprisonment for 18 months for the offences. The court also jailed bodyguards Zahid for six months for abetting the crimes.

However, the court will decide remand of Erfan who has been recently suspended as Dhaka South City Corporation councillor.