The court has framed charges against Monir Hossain alias Golden Monir in the Narcotics Control Act case. Dhaka’s Third Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Sheikh Samidul Islam formed this complaint on Thursday. The court has fixed the date of taking evidence in the case on November 2.
This matter was confirmed by the public counsel of this court, Salahuddin Howlader.
According to court-related sources, Monir was produced in the court from the jail today on the occasion of the hearing of the charge sheet. Accused Monir claimed innocence in the hearing. He wants justice from the court.
On December 22, 2020, a case was filed against Monir in Badda Police Station of the capital under the Narcotics Control Act in connection with the recovery of foreign liquor. On January 20 last year, the charge sheet against Monir was submitted to the court. Later the court took cognizance of the charge sheet. Today the court framed charges against Monir. Through this, the trial of the case began.
There is also a case against Monir under the Arms Act. The court framed charges against him in this case on May 10 last year. On January 26 of the same year, the police filed a charge sheet in the court in this case.
In the 1990s, Monir was a salesman at a cloth shop in Gauchia Market of the capital. Later he took a job in a crockery shop in Mouchak Market. At one point he got involved in airport-based luggage parties and gold smuggling. Known as ‘Golden Monir’.
Rajuk took control of Monir after owning the finances through gold smuggling. One plot after another became the owner through manipulation. Monir was associated with influential people.
Monir has a 6-storey house on road number 11 of DIT project in Merul Badda of the capital. In November 2020, RAB said that foreign pistols with bullets, 4 liters of foreign liquor, 32 fake seals, foreign currency worth more than 8 lakh rupees, 600 pieces of gold ornaments and 1 crore 9 lakh rupees were seized there. At the same time Monir was arrested.