Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained Juba League leader SM Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim. The influential contractor of the capital Shamim was detained from his Niketan office on Friday afternoon along with seven bodyguards.
Legal and media wing Director of the RAB headquarters Lt. Colonel Sarwar Bin Quashem confirmed the matter. RAb also recovered one modern firearms from Shamim and more seven arms from his seven body guards.
RAB said that Shamim was detained over some specific allegations of extortion and tender manipulation.
Though it was heard that GK Shamim is the cooperatives affairs secretary of Juba League central committee but education affairs secretary of the organization Mizanul Islam Mizu said that Shamim has no association with Juba League. He is the vice president of Narayanganj district Awami League.
Earlier, RAB conducted the drive at Shamim’s business office at Niketan. At that time cash 1 crore 80 lakh taka was recovered from the office. Besides, RAB seized FDR worth around 200 crore taka. Executive Magistrate of RAB Sarwar Alam lead the drive.