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2 cops remanded afresh in narcotics case

  • Published at 10:09 pm September 19th, 2019
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The duo have been placed on one-day remand each

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

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 on Thursday as Investigation Officer and Uttara East Police Station Inspector Paridesh Chandra produced the duo before court after the 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 peddler at a check post in Gulshan Gudara Ghat area. They however, let the accused go, keeping the seized yaba for themselves with an intent to sell it for profit.