IO seeks 4-day remand for two accused
Investigation Officer (IO) of the much-talked-about '10 truck-loaded Arms Case' in the port city yesterday sought a four-day remand for each of the two prime accused.
Following the prayer, Judge of Chittagong Metropolitan Judicial Magistrate Osman Gani fixed today for the remand hearing.
IO Mohammad Monir-uzzaman, also an ASP of CID, made the prayer for remand against accused Hafizur Rahman and Din Mohammad in the smuggling case.
Earlier, the five-day remand granted against the accused in the arms case ended on Monday.
Two cases were filed with the Karnaphuli Police Station after the arms and ammunition were seized during offloading from two boats at Chittagong Urea Fertiliser Ltd Jetty on the other bank of the river Karnaphuli on April 2, 2004.
Sources said out of the 43 accused in both the cases, only Hafiz and Din were behind the bars, while 33 were on bail and eight were absconding.