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Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan indicted in drugs case

  • Published at 06:04 pm February 26th, 2020
Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan
File photo: Police escort Jubo League leader Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan inside Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court following a remand hearing on Thursday, September 19, 2019 Focus Bangla

The court has set April 1 to start recording deposition of the witnesses

A Dhaka court has framed charges against former Dhaka city Jubo League leader Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan in a narcotics case filed against him.

Dhaka Third Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Robiul Islam passed the order on Wednesday, in presence of Khalid as he pleaded not guilty. 

The court has set April 1to start recording deposition of the witnesses.

On September 18, 2019, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Khalid from his Gulshan residence for allegedly running an illegal casino in the Dhaka’s Fakirapool area. 

The law enforcement agency also seized illegal weapons, yaba pills, and a huge amount of cash from his residence.

He was then handed over to Gulshan police station on September 19.

RAB filed total four cases with Gulshan and Motijheel police stations the following day under the Narcotics Control Act, Firearms Act, and Money Laundering Prevention Act.

Jubo League expelled Khalid for his alleged involvement in anti-social activities.