Mohammedan Sporting Club director in-charge Lokman Hossain Bhuiyan has been remanded for two days after being remanded for two days.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shahinur Islam issued the order on Thursday in a case involving four bottles of foreign liquor.
The investigating officer of the case, Tejgaon Police Station SI (unarmed) Muhammad Kamrul Islam produced the accused in court and applied for a five-day remand.
According to the remand application, the accused was remanded in custody for two days and during interrogation, it was learned that a large quantity of foreign liquor and whiskey was illegally supplied and sold at the casino of Mohammedan Sporting Club under his control. During the interrogation, he gave some information in this regard, which is being checked and selected. The accused also gave some vague information about the casino of Mohammedan Sporting Club. Therefore, if the accused is remanded and interrogated, it will be possible to collect the names and addresses of other criminals and arrest them.
Assistant Public Prosecutor Azad Rahman appeared for the remand petition on behalf of the state.
Advocate Maqbool Hossain Fakir, Barrister Ruhul Quddus Kajal and Barrister Ismail remanded the accused on bail. According to the law, in the case of four bottles of liquor, the punishment in this case is 6 months to 3 years imprisonment, which is bailable. Therefore, the application for remand in such cases is unreasonable. Earlier, the court remanded him twice. Therefore, the remand application was rejected and the bail application of the accused was informed.
Earlier, on September 26 and September 30, the police remanded the accused for two days.
On September 26, RAB-2 arrested Lokman Hossain Bhuiyan from his home in Manipuripara. At that time 4 bottles of foreign liquor were seized from his house.
During the RAB operation on September 21, two roulette tables, nine boards, a large quantity of cards, 11 wireless sets and 10 different types of knives were seized from this traditional club in Motijheel. He was arrested shortly after finding the casino in the club. During the investigation, the law enforcement found out that Lokman Hossain had smuggled 41 crore rupees of income from the casino to Australia.