Law and order forces in front of Chief Justice Obaidul Hasan’s residence. file imageBangladesh National Party (BJD) Chairman Advocate Syed Ehsanul Huda has been remanded in six-day custody by the police for questioning in the case of attack on the Chief Justice’s residence.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Farzana Shakila Sumu Chowdhury granted his remand on Sunday, General Registration Officer of Ramna Police Station SI Nizam Uddin Fakir told the court.
Earlier in the afternoon, investigating officer DB (Detective Branch) inspector Rafiqul Islam brought him to court and applied for a 10-day remand. On the other hand, the lawyers on behalf of Ehsanul Huda applied for bail by canceling the remand. After the hearing, the court rejected the bail application and granted a six-day remand.
Ehsanul Huda was arrested by the detective police last Saturday afternoon in front of Dhaka Reporters Unity in Segunbagicha of the capital.
According to the statement of the case, the BNP leaders and workers attacked and vandalized the residence of the Chief Justice around 1 o’clock on October 28. Ramana Police Inspector Mofizur Rahman filed a case in this incident.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was sent to jail on October 29 in this case. Apart from him, 59 leaders and workers including Mirza Abbas, a member of the party’s standing committee, were accused.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and BNP Vice Chairman Altaf Hossain Chowdhury were sent to jail on 5 November in this case.