Charge hearing against Golden Monir in arms case

Special Correspondent
A Dhaka court on Tuesday fixed March 29 for hearing on charge framing against Monir Hossain alias Golden Monir in an arms case. As the Senior Special Tribunal Judge KM Imrul Kayesh was on leave on Tuesday, Judge-in-Charge KM Rabiul Alam fixed the new date for a hearing.
Earlier, on March 8, the court took cognizance of the charges against Monir Hossain and fixed March 16 for a hearing on charge framing against the accused.
On January 16, Md Abdul Malek, an Inspector of the Detective Branch of policy and the Investigation Officer of the case, submitted two charge sheets-one for possessing illegal firearms and the other for possessing narcotics to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court of Dhaka.
Both the cases were filed with the Badda Police Station of the city under the arms and Narcotics Control Act.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Monir on November 21, last year and recovered a foreign-made pistol, bullets, foreign liquor, currencies of 10 countries, eight kilograms of gold ornaments and Tk 1.9 from his Merul Badda residence of the capital. – UNB