Jamaat ameer Maqbul, 8 others put on 5-day remand

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Dhaka, October 10: A court here on Tuesday put nine leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami, including its ameer Maqbul Ahmad, on a 5-day remand each in two cases filed against them with Kadamtali Police Station.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Golam Nabi passed the order after investigation officer of the cases SI Saju Mia (Operation) of Kadamtali Police Station sought a 10-day remand for each.

Among the two cases, one was filed under the Special Powers Act while the other under the Arms Act.

Earlier on Monday, detectives arrested Jamaat Maqbul Ahmad, its Nayeb-e-Ameer Mia Golam Parwar, also a former MP from Khulna-5, Secretary General Dr Shafiqur Rahman and six other party leaders from the city’s Uttara area.

Source: UNB