8 suspects involving Uttara money snatching placed on 5-day remand
A Dhaka court on Sunday placed eight arrestees on a five-day remand in connection with snatching Tk 11.25 crore of Dutch Bangla bank from a private security agency’s vehicle in Uttara area on Thursday. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shanta Islam Mallik passed the order. Earlier in the day Inspector Saju Mia of DB police Mirpur zonal team and also the investigating officer of the case produced them before the court with a 10-day remand prayer. Those remanded were identified as Md. Sanoar Hossain, Md. Eman alias Milan, Md. Akash Madbar, Sagar Madbar, Md. Badrul Alam, Md. Mizanur Rahman, Md. Sonai Mia and Md. Enamul Haque Badsha. There was no lawyer defending the accused. Shariful Islam, inspector (Investigation) of Turag Police Station, said that the incident happened while a private security company’s vehicle with Tk 11.25 crore – of Dutch Bangla Bank Ltd – was going towards Savar EPZ area to deposit the money at the bank’s ATM booths. At Uttara Sector-16, a group of eight armed people stopped the vehicle and took away the money at gunpoint, he said.
3 involving Siddique Bazar blast placed on three-day remand
A Dhaka court on Thursday put the three arrestees including building owners of Siddique Bazar blast, which left 21 people dead, on a three-day remand. Magistrate Mahbub Alam of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court passed the order after hearing. Before the hearing, Abdul Mabud, Inspector of Detective Branch (DB) police and investigating officer of the case, sought a 10-day remand to the court for proper investigation. Earlier, three people, including the owner of the 7-storey building at Siddique Bazar were shown arrested in a case over the blast. Those shown arrested are Wahidur Rahman, 46, owner of the building, Matiur Rahman, 36, brother of Wahidur and Motaleb Mintu, 36. “The two brothers were detained from Fulbaraia area in the capital on Tuesday and Motaleb was detained from DMCH area on the same night for interrogation. As the building owner had negligence that led to the blast they were shown arrested, said Additional Commissioner (Crime) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Dr. K. Mohiuddin.
Militant crackdown in Rangamati: 44 ‘militants’ sent to jail, 5 KNF members remanded
A Rangamati court on Tuesday sent 44 suspected members of militant outfit Jama'atul Ansar Fil Hindal Sharqiya, who were arrested in different anti-militant drives in the district, to jail in separate cases. The court also put five members of the armed separatist group Kuki-Chin National Front (KNF) on a five-day remand. Rangamati Senior Judicial Magistrate Swarna Komol passed the order when police produced 49 members of Jamatul Ansar Fil Hindal Sharqiya and Kuki-Chin National Front (KNF) before the court. Also Read: Nayeb-e-Amir of militant group Jama'atul Ansar arrested from Dhaka’s Sayedabad: CTTC Earlier in the day, the militants were taken to the court amid tight security. Also Read: 12 militants, 14 KNF members arrested so far in anti-militancy drive in Bandarban: RAB Law enforcers conducted separate drives in the hilly areas of Rangamati and Bandarban districts and arrested 50 militants Jamatul Ansar Fil Hindal Sharqiya and KNF members recently.
Pabna rickshaw-puller murder: Jubo League activist put on 3-day remand
A Pabna court on Thursday placed a Jubo League activist on a three-day remand in a case filed over killing a rickshaw-puller in the district’s Ishwardi upazila. The accused is Anwar Uddin, 42, a member of Ishwardi municipality Jubo League and also brother of ward councilor and local Awami League leader Kamal Uddin. Read more: Rickshaw-puller shot dead over “trivial matter” in Pabna Earlier in the day, police arrested another accused Ibrahim Hossain, 26, from Kushtia while Anwar was arrested on Wednesday noon from Armbaria area of Ishwardi. After the arrest, Anwar was produced before the court and was put on a three-day remand, Arobindo Sarkar, officer-in-charge (OC) of Ishwardi Police Station. Read more: AL activist shot dead in broad daylight at Pabna tea stall On January 4, rickshaw-puller Mamun Hossain, 26, was shot dead and two others were injured as Anwar opened fire following an altercation in Ishwardi. Ward Councilor Kamal Uddin and his nephew Hriday Hossain were arrested on January 6 from Shailpara area of the town.
Sabotage case: 7 including Jubo Dal leaders Tuku, Nayan remanded
A Dhaka court on Sunday placed seven persons, including the president and vice president of Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal, the BNP's youth front, on four days' remand each in a sabotage case filed at Paltan model police station. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shafi Uddin pronounced the order after investigation officer Sub Inspector Bijan Kumar Biswash of Paltan police station produced the accused before court and sought seven-day remand for interrogation. The remanded are- Jubo Dal President Sultan Salahuddin Tuku , Vice President Noor Islam Nayan Mokhles Mia, Mosharof Hossain Khokan, Joj Mia, Farid Uddin Rana and Md Abdullah. Read more: Jubo Dal president, VP arrested while returning from Rajshahi rally Senior advocate Borhan Uddin appealed for bail of the accused seeking cancellation of the remand. The defense lawyer said the government is indiscriminately filing cases against BNP activists and leaders fearing the December 10 rally of BNP in Dhaka. Police are also arresting the BNP activists in these false cases and seeking remand, he said in his appeal. Dhaka Metropolitan public Prosecutor Abdullah Abu represented the state during the hearing. According to the complaint, the accused brought out a torch procession at the city's Paltan area illegally, gave provocative statements against the government, vandalized vehicles and injured police members in an attack. Read more: BNP leader Ishraque comes under attack by BCL in city SI Kamrul Hasan filed a case against 30 people including BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi and also accused 150 more anonymous people in this regard at Paltan police station. On December 3, around 11 pm, Jubo Dal leader Tulku and Nayan were arrested from the capital's Amin bazar area while returning from BNP’s Rajshahi divisional rally.
Militants’ escape: 10 Ansar-al-Islam members put on another 5-day remand
A Dhaka court on Thursday placed 10 members of Ansar-al-Islam, accused in a case over snatching of two convicted militants from police custody, on a five-day fresh remand. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shafi Uddin passed the order after investigation officer of the case and Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) Inspector Muhammad Abul Kalam Azad sought a 10-day remand producing the accused before the court. Those remanded are Shahin Alam alias Kamal, Shah Alam alias Salauddin, BM Mojibur Rahman, Suman Hossain Patwary, Arafat Rahman, Khairul Islam alias Sifat, Mozammel Hossain, Sheikh Abdullah, Abdur Sabur, and Rashidunnabi Bhuiyan. Read more: Militants' escape: Another put on 4-day remand On Novermber 20, two members of the banned militant outfit Ansar-al Islam Abu Siddique Sohel and Moinul Hasan Shamim, who were sentenced to death in publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan's murder case, were whisked away by their associates by beating police and spraying some chemicals on their eyes at Dhaka Chief Judicial Magistrate court arena. They also tried to snatch two other accused Arafat and Sabur but failed. Later police arrested the two accused from the court premises. Read more: Ansar-al-Islam member put on 7-day remand for link to escape of 2 militants Court Inspector Julhas filed a case against 20 people and seven or eight more anonymous in this connection.
Ayat murder: Accused again put on 7-day remand
A Chattogram court once again placed Abir Ali, the suspected killer of seven-year-old girl Ayat, on a seven-day remand on Monday. The court passed the order when police produced Abir before Judge Mohammad Abdul Halim of Chattogram Metropolitan Magistrate Court upon expiry of his 2-day remand, said Selim Ullah Chowdhury, lawyer of the plaintiff. On November 26, Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) sought a 10-day remand for Abir at the court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Md Saddam Hossain. After a hearing, the court put him on a two-day remand. In the morning, the accused was brought to the court amid tight security. Thousands of people gathered in the court area since morning. When accused Abir tried to get down from the police van in the afternoon, people chanted slogans demanding his death penalty. At one stage, the angry people tried to snatch the accused from police custody to beat him that made it difficult for police to bring the accused out of the prison van and take him to the court. Read: 1 arrested involving murder of 7-yr-old girl in Ctg On November 25, PBI arrested Abir for kidnapping and murdering seven-year-old Alina Islam Ayat 10 days after she went missing. Illias Khan, PBI inspector in Chattogram, said that Abir Ali, an ex-tenant of the victim’s family, abducted the girl on November 15 for ransom on her way to a mosque where she used to learn Arabic at Bandartila area in Chattogram. Ali strangled the girl to death and later he chopped her into six pieces after taking to a residence on Akmal Ali Road in the city. He subsequently dumped the body wrapped with two bags at a beach in the city’s Kattali area, the PBI officer said. Read: Militants' escape: Another put on 4-day remand The victim’s father, Sohel Rana, lodged a general diary at the local police station after she went missing, police said.
Ex-SP Babul placed on one-day remand
A Dhaka Court has put former Superintendent of Police (SP) Babul Akter on a one-day remand in a case filed by Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) Chief Banaj Kumar Majumder under the Digital Security Act (DSA). Judge Arafatul Rakib of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court passed the order after hearing on Thursday. When Police sought a seven-day remand Shishir Monir, lawyer of the accused, opposed the remand prayer and requested for bail. Read more: Dhaka court asks jail authorities to produce ex-SP Babul on Nov 10 Dhaka court asks jail authorities to produce ex-SP Babul on Nov 10 After hearing both sides, the court rejected the bail plea and put him on remand. Earlier in the morning, Babul was brought to the court from the central jail in Keraniganj. Later, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Ashek Imam accepted police’s request to show Babul arrested in the DSA case. Md Rabiul Islam, Inspector (Operation) of Dhanmondi Police Station and the Investigation Officer (IO) of the case, filed a petition to take Babul on a seven-day remand on Wednesday, citing three reasons including proper investigation of the case. On September 27, Jahangir Alam, Superintendent of Police (SP) of PBI (Dhaka Metro North), lodged a complaint against four people under the DSA with Dhanmondi Police Station on behalf of Banaj, which was later turned into a case. The other three accused in the case are Md Habibur Rahman Labu, brother of Babul, Md Abdul Wadud Mia, father of Babul and journalist Ilias Hossain. Ilias had published a video on his Youtube channel regarding the Mitu murder case some days ago, in which he had alleged that Banaj had intentionally implicated Babul in the case and the latter was tortured in custody.
Fardin’s death: Friend Bushra put on 5-day remand
A Dhaka court on Thursday placed Amatullah Bushra, who was arrested on Thursday morning in a case over the death of Buet student Fardin Noor Parash, on a five- day remand. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mehedi Hasan passed the order when Golam Mawla, investigation officer of the case and Inspector of Rampura Police Station, produced her before the court seeking a seven-day remand for her. Earlier, police arrested Bushra, a friend of Fardin- whose body was recovered from the Shitalakhkhya River on November 7- from her Banasree home in Dhaka today. Police conducted a drive at Bushra’s house and arrested her in the morning, Rafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Rampura Police Station, said. Earlier in the day, Kazi Nuruddin Rana, Fardin’s father, filed a case against Bushra and several unidentified people in connection with his son’s death with Rampura Police Station, said the OC. Bushra is a 3rd year student of East West University. Police recovered Fardin's body from the Shitalakhkhya river, behind a cotton mill at Siddhirganj, on November 7, three days after he went missing. Read more: Deceased Buet student Fardin’s friend Bushra arrested On November 4, Fardin left home and did not return. He was also unreachable on the phone. Later, Fardin’s father lodged a general diary with Rampura Police in this regard. Fardin was a 3rd year student of Buet’s civil engineering department and a resident of Qutubpur area in Narayanganj's Fatullah. On Tuesday, Sheikh Farhad, a physician at Narayanganj General Hospital where the autopsy was done, said there were several injury marks on Fardin’s head and body. Fardin’s father on Tuesday said that his son was murdered and demanded justice.
Jatiyatabadi Mahila Dal leader sent to jail on expiry of remand
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. Read: BNP women’s front leader sent to remand in case under DSA 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.