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10 accused sent to jail in convicts escape case

10 accused sent to jail in convicts escape case

 A Dhaka court sent 10 accused to jail after the end of their second round of remand in a case lodged over recent escape of two death-row convicts from police custody at a Dhaka court.
 
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jasim passed the order as police produced them before the court and pleaded to keep them behind the bars till the end of probe in the case.
 
The 10 accused are- Shahin Alam alias Kamal, Shah Alam alias Salauddin, BM Mojibur Rahman, Sumon Hossain Patwari, Arafat Rahman, Khairul Islam alias Sifat, Mozammel Hossain, Sheikh Abdullah, A Sobur and Rashidunnabi Bhuiyan.
 
They were placed on 10-day remand on November 20 and were placed on five-day remand again on December 1.
 
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mosharraf Hossain passed the order as police produced the duo before the court after the end of their first round of remand in the case.
 
Death-row convicts Abu Siddiq Sohel and Moinul Hasan Shamim, members of banned militant outfit Ansar-al Islam, were whisked away by their associates by beating police and spraying some chemical on their eyes at Dhaka Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court arena on November 20.