Police have sought a seven-day remand to question him
Police have arrested the secretary general of Jatri Kalyan Samity, Passengers’ Welfare Association, on charges of extortion, in Narayanganj.
Mozammel Haque Chowdhury was arrested early on Thursday, Mirpur police station’s OC Dadan Fakir told the Dhaka Tribune.
Police produced him before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court and sought a seven-day remand, he said.
A person named Dulal, from the transport sector, filed the case with Mirpur police station on Tuesday.
According to case details, Mozammel demanded Tk2 lakh as extortion from Dulal.
He already gave the Jatri Kalyan Samity leader Tk10,000, the case details said.