Dhaka-The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka on Sunday placed five persons including the owner of Taj Manzil building and her son on a two-day remand in a case filed for giving shelter to militants, killed at a flat of the building in the capital’s Kalyanpur area. concealing their information and obstructing police from doing their duties.
Magistrate M Khurshid Alam of the CMM Court passed the order rejecting bail petitions of the accused. They are owner of the building -Momtaj Parvin, 60, her son Mazharul Islam, 42, their associate Mahfujul Ansar, 27, Momin Uddin, 45 and Zakir Hossain, 40.
Nine suspected militants were killed in an hour long operation called ‘Storm 26’ conducted in the six-storied building, locally known as ‘Jahaz Bari’ on July 26.
On August 1, Sub-Inspector Bozler Rahman of Mirpur Model Police Station filed the case with the police station against the five persons. The following day, Inspector (Investigation) Sajjadur Rahman of the police station showed them arrested and sought a ten-day remand for each accused while Magistrate Mohammad Mazharul Islam fixed August 7 for hearing.
Meanwhile, the owner of the building, Atahar Uddin Ahmed lives abroad.-Special Correspondent