2 remanded over snatching of planning minister’s mobile phone
Published : Saturday, 24 July, 2021 at 10:22 PM Count : 337
A court in Dhaka has placed Hamid Ahmed and Md Jibon on three-day remand each in a case lodged over the snatching of a mobile phone of Planning Minister MA Mannan.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Dhiman Chandra Mandal passed the order as police produced the accused before the court and pleaded to place them on a seven-day remand in the case on Friday last.
After the hearing, the judge granted them three-day remand each, said court’s General Register Officer (GRO) Mazharul Islam today.
Police while probing another case of mobile phone snatching in the capital, recovered the phone of the minister and arrested them from different parts of the capital on July 18.
Police also recovered a motorcycle, 12 mobile phones, a laptop, and different parts of mobile phones from their possessions.
The mobile phone was snatched from the hand of the minister as he was talking, sitting in his SUV in Bijoy Swarani traffic signal, on his way to his Bailey Road home on the evening of May 21.