Police have been granted seven days to grill Jubo League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan in connection with two cases relating to arms and drugs, reports bdnews24.com.
Gulshan Police sought seven days' remand in each of the cases after producing Khaled, who was arrested on charges of running an illegal casino in the capital, before the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrates Court around 8:30pm on Thursday.
After hearings at two separate courts, Metropolitan Magistrate Mahmuda Akhter granted four days' remand in the arms case while Metropolitan Magistrate Shahinul Islam allowed three days for questioning in the drugs case.
Khaled, the organising secretary of Jubo League's Dhaka (South) chapter, was arrested at his residence in Gulshan by the Rapid Action Battalion or RAB on Wednesday.
He was put under the custody of Gulshan Police on Thursday afternoon. RAB subsequently initiated cases under the firearms, drugs and money laundering legislations against him.
The elite police unit also implicated him in another drug-related case started with the Motijheel Police.
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