A Chattogram Court on Saturday placed Shahjahan Chowdhury, a former MP and central leader of Jammat-e-Islam, on a 3-day remand in the case over Hefazat’s violence in Hathazari upazila.
Judicial Magistrate Shahriar Iqbal passed the order when police sought a 7-day remand to interrogate him, said district court inspector Humayun Kabir
Earlier,police arrested Shahjahan Chowdhury from his residence at Samdar Para in Satkania municipality area.
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Mohammad Anwar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Satkania Police Station, said a team of police arrested the ex-MP as he was wanted in many cases filed on sabotage charge.
He was also the nayeb-e-amir of Chattogram city unit Jamaat-e-Islami and member of the Majlish-e-sura of central unit Jamaat-e-Islami.
On April 30, 2019, detective police arrested Shahjahan Chowdhury from a madrasha and he served jail term.