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ULFA arms haul: Two ex-ministers among 11 accused

Two former ministers were among 11 new suspects accused by Bangladeshi police in a supplementary chargesheet filed on Sunday in the country`s biggest ever arms haul case of 2004.



Dhaka: Two former ministers were among 11
new suspects accused by Bangladeshi police in a supplementary
chargesheet filed on Sunday in the country`s biggest ever arms
haul case of 2004 when 10-truck loads of weapons destined for
ULFA hideouts in India were seized.

The supplementary chargesheet submitted today also
named among the accused ex-chiefs of the two intelligence
agencies.

Former state minister for home Lutfuzzaman Babar and
ex-industries minister Matiur Rahman Nizami, of the past
BNP-led four party coalition were also named among the
accused.

"We have submitted the supplementary chargesheet today
following our extended investigation into the case... former
state minister for home Lutfuzzaman Babar, ex-industries
minister Matiur Rahman Nizami and ex-chiefs of the two
intelligence agencies are among the 11 suspects accused in the
chargesheet," a CID official said.

The supplementary chargesheet came on an earlier court
order for an extended investigation into the 2004 arms haul
case when a consignment of 10-truck loads of weapons believed
to be destined to the separatist United Liberation Front of
Assom (ULFA) hideouts was seized in Chittagong.

PTI

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