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Aslam on seven-day fresh remand


Dhaka-The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka on Tuesday placed BNP Joint Secretary General Aslam Chowdhury on a seven-day remand afresh under Section 54 of the Criminal Procedure Code in a case filed over his alleged anti-government activities.Magistrate M Golam Nabi passed the order after hearing on the remand plea of Detective Branch (DB) Inspector Fazlur Rahman, who is also the Investigation Officer of the case. The police produced Aslam Chowdhury to the court on Tuesday with a plea of 10-day remand to interrogate him about the incident.
On May 26, DB Inspector Golam Rabbani filed the sedition case with Gulshan Police Station against BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury. Meanwhile, Md Masudur Rahman, Deputy Commissioner, DMP (Mass Media and Public Relations), told newsmen that earlier, they got permission of the Home Ministry to file the sedition case and it was filed under Sections 120(B), 121(3) and 124(A) of the Penal Code.
Besides, Magistrates Golam Nabi and Mohammad Majharul Islam fixed June 6 for hearing on remand pleas against Aslam in two sabotage cases filed with Motijheel and Lalbagh Police Stations of the city for his alleged involvement in arson attacks.
Plainclothes police arrested Aslam from Kuril Biswa Road of the capital on May 15 within hours of imposition of a travel ban on him for his alleged conspiracy against Bangladesh government with Israeli spy agency Mossad. However, Aslam denied any conspiracy against the government although he reportedly admitted to meeting Israel’s Likud Party leader Mendi N Safadi at a tea party in India.- Court Correspondent


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