A Dhaka court today placed former Jubo League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan on seven-day remand in a murder case lodged with capital's Khilgaon Police Station.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Atikul Islam passed the order as Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) pleaded to show him arrested in the case and to place him on a 10-day remand.
According to the case documents, muggers stopped Israil Hossain and his son Saimon on May 4, 2014, at Toragachh area in Khilgaon and snatched two bags containing Tk38 lakh by shooting at them.
Both the father and son were rushed to Khidmah Hospital nearby, where Saimon succumbed to his injuries. Israil were later shifted to National institute of Traumatology and Orthopedic Rehabilitation (NITOR) and he died in 2016 after suffering for two years from the injuries.
Israil's brother Mojibur Rahman on September 5, 2014, filed the case and detective branch (DB) of police in 2016 filed probe report in the case. But court without accepting it, ordered PBI to probe the case further.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-3 arrested Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan from his Gulshan residence on September 18 evening for allegedly running an illegal casino in the city's Fakirerpool area.
The law enforcing agency seized illegal weapons, yaba and huge cash from his residence. RAB handed him over to Gulshan Police Station September 19 afternoon.
RAB filed three cases, one for possessing illegal arms, one under narcotics control act and one under money laundering prevention act against Khaled.