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Three cases filed against ‘Golden Monir’

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 12:12, 22 November 2020   Update: 14:48, 22 November 2020
Three cases filed against ‘Golden Monir’

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-3 has handed over gold trader Monirul Islam, also known as Golden Monir, who was arrested from his Merul Badda residence with illegal arms and drugs, to Badda police station.

Three cases have been registered against him with the police station.

Law enforcers said Golden Monir will be produced before a Dhaka court with remand prayer in these cases on Sunday (Nov 22) noon.

Lt Col Ashiq Billah, Director (legal and media wing) of RAB, told risingbd that three cases—Arms Act, Narcotics Control Act and Special Power Act—have been filed against him. He has provided some information in primary interrogation.

The elite force conducted an overnight raid at Monirul’s six-storey residence starting 10pm Friday, led by RAB Executive Magistrate Palash Kumar Basu, confirmed RAB Director (Legal and Media Wing) Lt Col Ashik Billah during a press briefing in Dhaka on Saturday.

During the raid, RAB recovered one foreign pistol, four bullets, four litres of foreign liquor, 32 fake seals, 20,500 Saudi Riyals, 501 US dollars, 500 Chinese Yen, 520 Indian Rupees, 1,000 Singaporean Dollars, 280,000 Japanese Yen, 92 Malaysian Ringgit, 10 Hong Kong Dollar, 10 UAE Dirham, and 660 Thai Baht and seized Tk1.09 crore and 600 bhori of gold from his residence.


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