Suspended DSCC councillor Irfan, bodyguard on 5-day remand


Dhaka, Nov 08: Irfan Selim, the suspended Dhaka South City Corporation councillor, and his bodyguard Md Zahid have been put on five-day remand in two cases.

Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Md Kaisarul Islam gave police three days to interrogate them in custody in the firearms case. Police had sought seven days for interrogation.

On the other hand, Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Sikder heard the police plea for a seven-day remand of the two men in a narcotics case. The court gave police two days’ time.

Inspector Md Delwar Hossain of Chawkbazar Police Station, the investigation officer of the cases, filed the remand pleas on Oct 29. The court had fixed today for the hearing.

On Oct 28, the men was put on a three-day remand for assaulting a Bangladesh Navy officer. A court gave police another two days to interrogate them in custody on Nov 1.

Irfan and several others assaulted Navy officer Wasif Ahmed Khan near the Kalabagan traffic signal on the night of Oct 25.