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Charge sheet submitted against Lokman in narcotics case

  • Published at 08:36 pm December 4th, 2019
File Photo: Police escort Lokman Hossain Bhuiyan at the CMM court Friday, September 27, 2019 Focus Bangla

After receiving the charge sheet, the case has been transferred to Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court for further proceedings

Police have filed the charge sheet in a case lodged under Narcotics Control Act against Lokman Hossain Bhuiyan, director in-charge of Mohammedan Sporting Club.

Investigation Officer (IO) and Detective Branch (DB) of police Inspector Md

Abdul Matin submitted the charge sheet before the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Masud Ur Rahman on Wednesday, reports BSS.

After receiving the charge sheet, the court transferred the case to Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court for further proceedings.

On September 25, a team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) 2 detained Lokman, also a director of Bangladesh Cricket Board, at his Tejgaon Monipuripara house for running casino by renting a part of his club. 

RAB also recovered four bottles of foreign liquor from his home.

The elite crime-busting agency filed a case against him with Tejgaon police station under Narcotics Control Act and handed him over to the police on September 26.

RAB sources said Lokman in the primary interrogation confessed earning crores of Taka from the casino in Mohammedan club and deposited the money in two Australian bank accounts.

On October 27, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed another case against Lokman for acquiring illegal wealth of Tk4.34 crore.