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Bail pleas of five rejected in Sholakia attack

  • Published at 08:39 pm July 20th, 2016
  • Last updated at 08:39 pm July 20th, 2016

Mamunur Rashid, 27, son of Mosarref Hossain of Gorur Hat area, Md Sanaulllah, 30, son of Abdul High of Boyla area, Sohel Miah, 20, son of Md Shamsuddin of Pirojpur area under Bajitpur upazila, Tara Miah, 25, son of late Abdul Jolil of Panchabati area under Bhairab upazila, and Ariful Islam Hasib, 26, son of late Mahbubul Islam of Tarapasha area, were  produced before the court on July 12 after being arrested by police from the surrounding areas of Sholakia Eidgah on July 7, in connection with their suspected involvement in the militant attack on police near Sholakia Eidgah on Eid day,  said Mir Mosarref Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kishoreganj Sadar Model police station. The court sent them to jail under section 54, rejecting their bail pleas that time. Today, lawyers of the arrestees again appealed for their clients’ bails, said the police. Meanwhile, the same court granted the appeal for a DNA test of detained militant Jahidul Haque alias Tanim today. Mohammed Morshed Jaman, inspector of the police station and also the investigation officer of the case, said DNA samples of Jahidul and suspected dead militant Abir would be sent to lab along with seized blood-stained clothes and other stuff. Armed militants attacked policemen in Azimuddn High School area near Solakia Eidgah of the district on Eid day. Four, including two policemen, were killed in the attack. Later, police arrested seven people, including Jahidul and Shafiqul Islam, who were undergoing treatments at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital under Rapid Action Battalion’s (RAB) custody.