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Wednesday, August 19, 2015, Bhadra 4, 1422 BS, Zilqad 3, 1436 Hijr

3 lawyers held for funding militants
Observer Online report
Published :Wednesday, 19 August, 2015,  Time : 12:17 PM  View Count : 87
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members have arrested three Supreme Court lawyers from the capital on charge of financing militants' organisation 'Shaheed Hamza Brigade'.

RAB-7 confirmed the arrest news sending SMS to the media on Wednesday. 

The SMS said the lawyers were arrested from Dhanmondi in the capital at 11:30pm on Tuesday. They are : Barrister Shakila Farzana, Advocate Liton and Advocate Bapon.

Shakila is the daughter of former whip and BNP leader Syed Wahidul Alam.

A RAB source said there are allegations against the three lawyers for providing Tk 1.08 crore to the organization.


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