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Four students, ‘missing’ since Dec 29, sent to jail in explosives case

  • Published at 09:25 pm January 2nd, 2019

Police had picked them up from a bus at Farmgate on their way home in Mirpur 1

A Dhaka court has sent to jail four university students, who have been missing since December 29, after they were produced before it in connection with a case filed under the Explosive Substances Act.

Metropolitan Magistrate Md Baki Billah passed the order on Wednesday after Sub-Inspector Md Zillur Rahman, also the case investigation officer, produced them before the court, reports UNB.

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The four were Asian University’s Bangla Department student Abu Khaled Mohammad Jabed, 25; Stamford University’s English Department student Borhan Uddin, 26; Manarat University’s Pharmacy Department student Rezaul Khalek, 24; and Syed Mominul Hasan, 27, a former student of Unani Ayurvedic Medical College. 

Their lawyer SM Kabiruzzaman said that police had picked the students up on December 29 from a bus in Farmgate area of the city when they were on their way home at Mirpur 1.

The students’ families had held a press conference on Tuesday at the Crime Reporters' Association Bangladesh at Segunbaghicha, demanding their safe return.