A Dhaka court on Wednesday sent general secretary of Jatiyatabadi Mahila Dal Sultana Ahmed to jail after expiry of her two-day remand in a case filed under the Digital Security Act (DSA), on charges of making derogatory remarks about the prime minister.
Jatiyatabadi Mahila Dal is the women front of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Md Tofazzal Hossain passed the order turning down her bail plea in the case.
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Sultana Ahmed was placed on a two-day remand on Sunday after arrest from her residence in the city’s Gulshan.
On the same day, Abdul Hamid, former president of Gopalganj District Chhatra League, lodged a complaint at Paltan police station.