Money Laundering Case
Councillor Mizan on remand
A Dhaka court on Saturday placed Ward Councillor Habibur Rahman Mizan on a seven-day remand in a money laundering case.
Metropolitan Magistrate Nivana Khayer Jessy passed the remand order, said General Resister Officer (GRO) Md Moniruzzaman Mondal.
Inspector of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Md Giasuddin, also the investigation officer (IO) of the case, produced Mizan in the court with a prayer for a ten-day remand.
After a hearing, the magistrate placed Mizan on a seven-day remand. Assistant Public Prosecutor Hemayat Uddin Khan pleaded for the remand. Mizan's lawyer Muraduzzaman appealed to the court to annul the remand plea.
A team of RAB-9 on Friday conducted a drive at the house of Mizan's friend at Srimangal in Habiganj and detained the DNCC Ward No 32 Councillor Mizan alias Pagla Mizan.
The elite force also recovered a pistol, four bullets, a magazine and Tk2 lakh in cash from his possession.
RAB members later raided his residence at Aurangazeb Road in the capital's Mohammadpur and seized cheques for Tk6.77 crore, and FDR worth Tk 1 crore.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) filed two cases against Ward Councillor Habibur Rahman Mizan on Saturday.
One case was filed with Mohammadpur Police Station under the Money Laundering Prevention Act while the other with Srimangal Police Station under the Arms Act.