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Samrat's remand hearing October 15

October 10, 2019 00:00:00

A Dhaka court on Wednesday set October 15 to holdhearing on a police plea to place former Dhaka south unit Jubo League president Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat on total 20-day remand in two cases filed with capital's Ramna Police Station for possessing illegal firearms and narcotics, reports BSS.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sorafuzzaman Ansari set the date as jail authorities couldn't produce the accused as he was undergoing treatment at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases after falling sick at jail.

The same court also showed former Dhaka South unit Jubo League vice president Enamul Haque Arman arrested in a narcotics case filed with Gulshan Police Station and set October 15 to hold hearing on a remand plea filed against him by police.

Police on October 7 filed separate pleas to take Samrat on total 20-day remand in the two cases.

In their petitions, police pleaded to show the former president of Jubo League's Dhaka city south unit arrested in the two cases and put him on 10-day remand in each of the cases.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Yasmin Ara had set Wednesday to hold hearing on the pleas to show Samrat arrested and his remand, in his presence.

Police on that day also pleaded to take former Dhaka South unit Jubo League vice-president Enamul Haque Arman on 10-day remand in the narcotics case. The court at the time also set Wednesday to hear the bail plea in his presence.

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-1 DAD Abdul Khalek filed the two cases against Samrat with Ramna Police Station on the afternoon of October 7, making Arman co-accused in the narcotics case.

RAB on early Sunday arrested Samrat and his associate Arman from village Kunja Sreepur of Alkora union under Chauddagram upazila of Cumilla district.

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