Charges framed against expelled Jubo League leader Khalid in two cases
A Dhaka court yesterday framed charges against expelled Jubo League leader Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan in connection with two cases filed under the Narcotics Control and Special Powers acts.
Khalid, now in jail, pleaded not guilty and demanded justice after Judge Md Robiul Alam of the Metropolitan Special Tribunal-4 of Dhaka read out the charges to him.
The judge fixed June 1 for starting the trial.
The case under the Narcotics Control Act was filed with Motijheel Police Station on charges of possessing 190 pieces of yaba pills, while the other one under the Special Powers Act was filed with Gulshan Police Station for possessing a significant amount of foreign currencies.
In October last year, police pressed charges against Khalid in the cases.
On February 26 last year, the same court framed charges against Khalid in another case for possessing 585 pieces of yaba pills.
Rab arrested Khalid from his Gulshan residence on September 18, 2019.
Police seized one shotgun, two pistols, 57 rounds of shotgun bullets, 53 rounds of pistol bullets and 585 pieces of yaba pills from his residence.
After his arrest, police raided his Motijheel office and seized 190 pieces of yaba pills.
Later, five cases including a money laundering a case were filed against Khalid with Gulshan and Motijheel police stations.