He was out for five hours and was back to jail by 7:15pm
Erfan Selim, son of Awami League MP Haji Md Selim, was released on parole to see his mother for the last time on Monday.
The suspended councillor of Ward no 30 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) was taken to their house to see his mother at Old Dhaka in the capital for five hours, confirmed Iqbal Kabir Chowdhury, senior jail superintendent of Dhaka Central Jail.
A team of police from Chawkbazar police station took him from the jail around 2:45pm, and he was brought back around 7:15pm.
Preparations for his release on parole were initiated following an order by the Home Ministry.
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Later, Haji Selim sought parole for his son so that he could see his mother for one last time.
Erfan Selim has been jailed for a year after illegal guns, ammunition, liquor, walkie-talkies, and handcuffs were found during a raid by Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Haji Selim’s Old Dhaka residence on October 28.