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9 Chhatra League men remanded for assaulting police

  • Published at 01:22 am January 24th, 2019
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Seven more have been sent to jail on fraud and embezzlement charges

A Dhaka court has placed nine members of Bangladesh Chhatra League, including a city unit president, on remand for a day on charges of assaulting police officials.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasin Ahsan Chowdhury issued the order on Wednesday after hearing a remand petition filed by police.

The accused are: Chhatra League’s Paltan unit President Sheikh Nazmul Hossain Mirun, and activists Wahidul Islam, Arif, Sheikh Rahim, Russell, Shah Alam Chanchal, Arif Hossain, Kawsar Ahmed Saif and Moazzem.

Sub-Inspector Jahangir Hossain of Paltan police station, who is the investigation officer in the case, filed the petition with the court, seeking seven days’ remand for the accused.

The defence counsels filed a bail petition, but the court dismissed it.

According to the case statement, the accused went to the office of Biswas Trade International in Paltan, Dhaka on Tuesday to collect extortion money.

Failing to realize the money, the Chhatra League men vandalized the office. When police went to the spot and intervened, they assaulted the policemen as well.

Later, police arrested 16 people from the spot.

Two cases – one on fraud and embezzlement charges, and another on assault charges – were filed with Paltan police station on Tuesday night.

However, speaking to reporters, defence counsel Abdur Rahman Howlader said there had been no case of extortion.

“The accused owed money to the complainant, Aslam Ahsan Tushar, and there was a heated argument between them. Police went to the spot, and without finding out what was going on, swooped on the Chhatra League men,” the lawyer said.

The court rejected the remand petition for seven other Chhatra League men who were arrested on charge of fraud and embezzlement, and sent them to jail.

They are: BM Aslam Hossain Tuhin, Mehedi Hossain, Jewel, Shariful Islam, Sohel Talukder, Samrat, and Shakhawat Hossain.

The court will hear their bail petition on Thursday.

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