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Charge-sheet in arms case against Shahed taken into cognizance


Charge-sheet in arms case against Shahed taken into cognizance

A Dhaka court today (Wednesday) took into cognizance the charge-sheet filed in an arms case lodged against Regent Group Chairman Md Shahed alias Shahed Karim.

Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Qayes passed the order and set August 27 to hold hearing on charge framing, additional public prosecutor Tapash Kumar Paul told BSS.

Investigation officer (IO) and DB inspector Md Shairul filed the charge-sheet at the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Morshed Al Mamun Bhuiyan on July 30.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court on August 13 transferred the case to Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court for further proceedings.

Shahed was arrested by RAB from Debhata upazilla of Shatkhira in the early hours of July 15 and was airlifted to the capital in the morning.

DB conducted raid on one of his Uttara dens on July 18 and recovered illegal arms and narcotics. They later filed the case with Uttara West Police Station, reports BSS.

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