RAB on September 20 arrested Malek for his involvement in businesses of illegal arms, fake notes and other illegal activities
A Dhaka court on Monday sent to jail Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) driver Abdul Malek alias Badal, allowing a plea of the police to keep him behind the bars till the end of probe in two cases lodged against him.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury passed the order as police produced Malek before the court after end of his 14-day remand in two cases lodged over recovery of illegal weapon and fake notes.
Malek’s counsel Advocate GM Mizanur Rahman pleaded for releasing him on bail. After hearing both the sides, the court sent the accused to jail.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shahidul Islam on September 21 placed Abdul Malek alias Badal on a 14-day remand in the two cases lodged with Turag Police Station.
A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on September 20 arrested Malek for his involvement in businesses of illegal arms, fake notes and other illegal activities.
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RAB at the time recovered a foreign-made pistol, one magazine, five bullets, fake notes of Tk1.5 lakh, a laptop and a mobile phone from his possession.
Malek owns two luxurious buildings with 24 flats in Turag area, 12 katha plot and a 10 storied under construction building in Hatirpul area.
Though he is only a driver, but Malek is accused of meddling in transferring, postings and promotions of doctors, amassing huge wealth in this way.