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Papia, her husband put on fresh 15-day remand in 3 cases

Papia, her husband put on fresh 15-day remand in 3 cases

Two courts here on Wednesday placed suspended Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Nur Papia and her husband on a fresh 15-day remand in three cases filed against them with Airport and Sher-e-Banglanagar police stations.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Sarafuzzaman Ansari placed them on a 10-day remand in two cases filed with Sher-e-Banglanagar Police Station under the Special Powers Act and the Arms Act.

Besides, the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Debrata Biswas granted a five-day remand for them in another case filed with Airport Police Station under the Special Powers Act.

The courts passed the order after police produced them before the courts seeking a 30-day remand for each in the three cases.

The elite force arrested Papia, 28, general secretary of Narsingdi district unit of Mohila Jubo League, her husband Mofizur Rahman, 38, and their two associates -–Sabbir Khandaker, 29, and Sheikh Tayiba, 22, — from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on February 22 while trying to flee the country.

It also recovered seven passports, around Tk 2.12 lakh in cash, Tk 25,600 in fake currency, huge amount of fake currencies of different countries from their possession during the arrest.

On February 23, members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) raided two city houses of Papiya and her rented presidential suite at a five-star hotel, and seized Tk 58.41 lakh in cash among other things.

Two cases were filed with Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station under the Special Power Act and the Arms Act on February 24 and another case filed with Bimanbandar Police Station under the Special Power Act on February 23.

On February 24, the couple was placed on a 15-day remand in the three cases.

source: UNB

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