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BNP leader Chand sent to jail in case for threatening PM

GreenWatch Desk Courts 2023-06-09, 10:23pm

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A court here today sent BNP Rajshahi district unit convenor Abu Sayeed Chand to jail in a case lodged for making threat to the life of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Arafatul Rakib passed the order as police produced Chand before the court after end of his two-day remand in the case lodged with the capital's Chawkbazar Police Station.

The court of Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Hasibul Haque on June 7 had placed Chand on two-day remand in the case.

Ashikur Rahman Anu, a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League, filed the case on May 25. Police on May 28 pleaded to show Chand arrested in the case and place him on remand. 

The BNP leader in a rally on Shibpur High School premises in Puthia, Rajshahi, on May 19, publicly made the "death threat" to Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina, reports BSS.