A Dhaka court on Tuesday placed on a two-day remand the two accused who were arrested over attack on Hero Alam, an independent candidate of Dhaka-17 by-election. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Arfatul Rakib passed the order. The investigating officer of the case, sub-inspector Noor Uddin of Banani Police Station, sought a seven-day remand for the accused- Chanoar Kazi and Biplab Hossain. Meanwhile, the court ordered sending other five accused - Mahmudul Hasan Mehdi, Mujahid Khan, Ashiq Sarkar, Hriday Sheikh, and Sohail Mollah- to jail. Action against those involved in Hero Alam assault: EC Alamgir Earlier on Monday, Hero Alam was physically assaulted while leaving a polling centre in Dhaka’s Banani area. He was taken to a hospital in Rampura around 5:30 pm. Those attacking Hero Alam were trying to make Dhaka-17 by-polls controversial: Arafat condemns incident Following the assault, Hero Alam's personal assistant filed a case at Banani police station accusing 15 to 20 unidentified individuals of perpetrating the attack. Earlier, Hero Alam alleged that his agents were being “barred from entering the polling stations” and that several of them were “harassed by AL activists and leaders.” 4 arrested over attack on Hero Alam
A Sylhet court on Wednesday placed 13 BNP and Chhatra Dal leaders and activists on a one-day remand in a case over alleged involvement in police assault and obstruction of government work. Sylhet Kotwali police station arrested them on Tuesday and produced them in court seeking a five-day remand for each. However, Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate third court Judge Sharmin Khanam placed them a one-day remand each, said Sylhet District BNP General Secretary Emran Ahmed Chowdhury, who appeared for them at the court. The accused are Sylhet Mahanagar Chhatra Dal joint secretary Abul Hossain, former co-organizer Md. Abdus Salam, Juba Dal leader Parvez Ahmed, Raju Ahmed, Chhatra Dal leader Kamrul Hasan, Goalabazar Union Chhatra Dal members of Osmaninagar Upazila Junaid Hossain, Saiful Islam, Md. Hafizur Rahman, former Publicity Secretary of Metropolitan BNP Shamim Mazumder, Joint General Secretary of Ward No. 3 BNP MA Lahin, Member of Ward No. 25 BNP Badrul Islam, Ward No. 27 BNP General Secretary Nazrul Islam, and Jasa leader Siraj Uddin. On May 2, police arrested eight leaders and activists from a Chhatra Dal procession in the Chowhatta area of Sylhet. Later, sub-inspector (outpost in-charge) Kazi Jamal Uddin of Kotwali police station's Shahjalal R. investigation center filed a case against eight named people and 150 to 200 unnamed individuals. They were accused of assaulting police and obstructing government work. Police later arrested some others in that case. In Sylhet, the police have arrested 50 leaders and activists of BNP and its associate organizations in various cases, said Emran Ahmed Chowdhury. “Police said in the remand application in the court that the accused could do more sabotage. Interrogation on remand is necessary to obtain information from them. However, we said that no such incident happened as per the information given in the case details. There is no legal basis for putting the accused on remand in such cases," he said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.