Gandaria Awami League leader Ripon Bhuiyan placed on 5-day remand
Supporters of Gandaria unit Awami League have reportedly assaulted and injured a cameraperson of a private TV channel on Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court premises.
Al Amin, a cameraperson of private television channel DBC News 24/7, came under attack when he tried to take footage of Gandaria unit Awami League leaders and siblings Enamul Haque Enu and Rupon Bhuiyan, who were brought to the court on Sunday afternoon.
Enu and Rupon were being produced before the court for remand hearings in two separate money laundering cases, filed with Sutrapur police station, against them.
At one point, some 40-50 supporters of the two leaders assaulted Al Amin physically, snatched away Tk20,000 from him and also damaged his camera.
"Court police arrested one, Md Matin, from the spot for beating up Al Amin and sent him to Kotwali Police Station, while the others managed to flee," said Court police Inspector Moinul Islam.
Liton Mahmud, a reporter of the channel told to Dhaka Tribune, that preparations were under way to file a case in this regard with Kotwali police station.
Meanwhile, a Dhaka court has placed Awami League leader Rupon Bhuiyan on a five-day remand for interrogation in a case filed over amassing illegal wealth.
Judge KM Imrul Kayes of the Dhaka Senior Special Judge’s Court passed the order after passed the order, after Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Assistant Director Md Niamul Ahsan Gazi, and also investigation officer of the case, produced him before the court with a seven-day remand prayer.
Earlier on January 14, they were placed on four-day remand each by a Dhaka court in the two money laundering cases.