The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Wednesday got time till May 15 to complete the investigation into the sensational Chittagong arms haul case.
Metropolitan Sessions Judge AKM Shamsul Islam extended the time upon a time prayer submitted by CID on Sunday, two days before the expiry of previously extended time, reports our staff correspondent in Chittagong.
CID’s senior assistant superintendent of police (ASP) Moniruzzaman Chowdhury, also the investigation officer (IO) of the case, filed the petition seeking 60-day time extension for the 12th times in the case.
Public Prosecutor Kamal Uddin hoped that the CID would be able to complete its probe by this time and submit the report before the court timely.
Police and coastguards seized 10 truckloads of 10,000 arms, including submachine-guns, AK-47 rifles, and ammunition from the Chittagong Urea Fertilizer Limited (CUFL) jetty on April 2 in 2004.
Courtesy of The Daily Star