Drugs, arms cases filed against Erfan Salim, his bodyguard

Drugs, arms cases filed against Erfan Salim, his bodyguard



Two separate cases were filed against Erfan Salim and his bodyguard Zahidul Islam with Chawkbazar Police Station today for carrying illegal firearms and possessing narcotics.

Lt Col Ashique Billah, director of legal and media wing of Rapid Action Battalion Headquarters, confirmed the development while addressing the media at his office.

He said that they conducted drive in Erfan’s residence yesterday on a specific complaint for assaulting a Navy official and the intelligence team also had information about illegal firearms and narcotics.

Beside the firearms, Rab officials found wide range walkie-talkie handsets in his residence.

“We have come to know that he set up the handsets illegally for extortion and establishing supremacy in the area. Besides, we have also learned that he used illegal firearms for personal security and showing muscle power,” added the media wing director.

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