Akhter Hossain, the former social welfare secretary of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (DUCSU) has been placed on two-day remand in a case filed over snatching away an accused from police custody.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mamunur Rashid passed the order on Wednesday after police produced him before the court, seeking seven-day remand.Earlier on Tuesday night, police arrested Akhter from Shahbagh Police Station area in the case.
The case statement said police on March 25 detained a man named Abul Kalam Azad from a Juba Adhikar Parishad protest procession at Motijheel in the capital against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh.
Later, the detainee was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) for treatment but the leaders and activists of Chhatra, and Juba Adhikar Parishad snatched away from police custody, the statement said.
After the incident, Rayhan Kabir, sub-inspector of Paltan Model Police Station, lodged the case with Shahbagh Police Station in this connection.
A total of 10 people, including Chhatra Adhikar Parishad acting convener Rashed Khan, joint convener Faruk Hasan, its Dhaka University unit former president Bin Yeamin Molla, current president and former DUCSU social welfare secretary Akhter Hossain, were named in the lawsuit.