Attack on former justice Manik: 3 BNP leaders and affiliated organisations are being detained

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Published: 11/10/2022 6:19:18 AM

A Dhaka court on Wednesday placed three leaders of BNP and its front organisations on one-day remand each in a case over the attack on former Supreme Court Judge JAHM Shamsuddin Chowdhury Manik.

Those remanded are- BNP’s Dhaka Metropolitan South unit joint convener Harunur Rashid Harun, Swechchhasebak Dal's Central Committee vice-president Rafiq Howlader, and Jubo Dal's central committee former vice-president Ali Akbar Chunni.

Dhaka's Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Md Tofazzal Hossain passed the order when the investigation officer of the case and sub-inspector of Detective Branch of police Md Forman Ali produced them before the court with a five-day remand prayer.

The counsel of the accused Masud Ahmed Talukdar submitted a petition seeking their bail after canceling the remand order.

On Tuesday, DB police arrested the trio from the city.

On November 3, 11 leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal(JCD) were placed on a two-day remand in the case.

According to the case statement, the attack was made from a procession of the BNP in Nayapaltan area on November 2.

The retired Supreme Court judge came under attack on this way to attend a TV talk show.

A case was filed against 50 unidentified BNP men in connection with the attack.

The former judge’s gunman Md Rafiqul Islam filed the case against the BNP men at Paltan police station.



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