Monday, 2 October, 2023

Attack on Hero Alam

Another suspect put on remand

A Dhaka court on Friday placed another accused on three-day remand in case lodged over attack on independent candidate Md Ashraful Hossain Alam, popularly known as Hero Alam, during Dhaka-17 by-polls on Monday, reports BSS.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Rajesh Chowdhury passed the order as police produced accused Masud before the court and pleaded to place him on seven-day remand.

Earlier, another court placed two main accused in attack, Manik and Al Amin on three-day remand. On July 18, another court had placed Sanowar Qazi and Biplob Hossain on three-day remand in the case. The court also sent five other accused to jail on that day. They are -- Mahmudul Hasan, Mujahid Khan, Ashiq Sarker, Hridoy Sheikh and Sohel Mollah.

Hero Alam’s personal assistant Sujan Rahman Shuvo lodged the case with Banani thana on July 18 accusing some 15-20 unknown people for the attack.