The seven bodyguards of 'Jubo League leader' Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim were on Thursday shown arrested in a money-laundering case filed on September 21.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Debdas Chandra Adhikari passed the order responding a plea filed by the investigation officer of the case.
Earlier, police produced the seven bodyguards before the court on expiry of their four-day remand. On September 21, the court granted their remand.
Shamim who was known as an influential contractor of Sabujbagh, Basabo and Motijheel areas of the capital was arrested on September 20.
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members seized illegal firearms and Fixed Deposit Receipts (FDRs) worth Tk 165 crore, Tk 1.8 crore in cash and foreign currencies from his house and office at Niketan.
The elite force filed three cases –- one under the narcotics control, one under the money-laundering prevention and the other under the arms acts -– against Shamim with Gulshan Police Station on September 21.