Two cops remanded afresh in narcotics case

20 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

A Dhaka court on Thursday placed two policemen on one-day remand afresh in a case filed under Narcotics Control Act, reports BSS.

The two accused are Armed Police Battalion (APBn) constables Md Roni Mollah, 21, and Md Shariful Islam, 23.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shahinur Rahman passed the order as investigation officer and Uttara East Police Station Inspector Paridesh Chandra produced the duo before court after end of their two-day remand and pleaded to place them on five-day remand afresh. Another court on September 16 placed the duo alongside three other disgraced policemen on remand in the case.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Kanak Barua placed Gulshan Police Station assistant sub-inspector Masud Ahmed Miaji, 44, APBn constable Proshant Mandal, 23, and nayek Md Jahangir Alam, 27, on three-day remand on that day, while Md Roni Mollah and Md Shariful Islam were placed on two-day remand.

Being tipped off, Uttara East Police Station team and APBn detained the five in separate raids on September 15.

According to the case documents, the accused on September 11, detained a yaba paddler at a checkpoint in Gulshan Gudara Ghat area. They however, let the accused go keeping the seized yaba to themselves for selling.