House owner of 'militant den' remanded in explosives case

House owner of ‘militant den’ remanded in explosives case


Dhaka – A Dhaka court on Wednesday placed Habibullah Bahar Azad, owner of a suspected militant den in city's Mirpur Mazar Road area, on a 3-day remand in a case filed under the Explosive Substances Act.Third Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate of Dhaka Lutfur Rahman Sishir passed the order when Sub-Inspector of Rab-4 Amirul Islam, and also the investigation officer of the case, produced Azad in the court with a 10-day remand plea. Earlier, the court showed Habibullah arrested in the case.
On September 6, the law enforcers recovered the skulls of seven people, including of two women and two children, from a suspected hideout of militants at Mirpur Mazar Road during their drive. An unnatural death case was filed in this connection.
They reportedly recovered a huge quantity of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) searching the building on the following day. Besides, the law enforcers arrested Habibullah Bahar Azad, the owner of the 6-storied building and security guard Serajul Islam in connection with the incident. – Special Correspondent


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