A Rajshahi court on Tuesday granted one day remands for 10 leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh, including acting chief Prof Mujibur Rhaman.
Rajshahi Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court-1 Justice Mahabubur Rahman approved the remand orders.
Police arrested the Jamaat leaders while they were allegedly holding a secret meeting in a building at the Hatemokha area of Rajshahi on Monday.
The arrestees are acting amir of the Jamaat Central Committee Prof Mujibur Rahman, Amir (Rajshahi East) Rezaur Rahman, Amir (Rajshahi West) Rezaur Rahman, Amir Abdul Khalek, Metropolitan unit chief Abul Hashem, Secretary Siddik Hossain, Rajshahi Jamaat member Rokon Mojibur Rahman and Chaiapnawabganj District unit chief Abujar Gifari, as well as Jamaat’s Rokon Muhammad Rafiqul Islam, Moynul Hossain (Rajshahi East), and Tayeb Ali of Godagarhi thana.
Detective Branch (DB) of Rajshahi Metropolitan police (RMP) Inspector Rashedul Islam said the accused were produced before the court with prayers for 10 day remands on Monday, with the court approving one day remands on Tuesday.
“They were holding a clandestine meeting at a building in Hatemokha. Police raided the location acting on a tip-off. Later, a case was filed against them with Boalia thana,” the inspector added.
He further said that SI Nasir Hosain of Maloparah police outpost filed the case under the Special Powers Act.