Attack on ex-justice Manik: 11 JCD activists put on 2-day remand

A Dhaka court on Thursday placed 11 leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal(JCD) on a two-day remand each in a case over the attack on former Supreme Court Judge JAHM Shamsuddin Chowdhury Manik.


Those remanded are- JCD Central Committee Joint General Secretary Maksudur Rahman Sumit, former Joint General Secretary of Jagannath University unit JCD Md Sakhawat Hossain Khan, Kalabagan JCD member Md Robin Khan, Md Sagar, Md Jasim Uddin Bhuiyan, Md Harun Or Rashid, Matiur Rahman, Shamim Rahman, Jamal Hossain, Ariful Islam and Abu Taher.


Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Debdash Chandra Adhikary passed the order as the investigating officer and sub-inspector of Paltan Model Police Station Md Manjurul Hasan Khan produced them before the court with a five-day remand prayer.


On Wednesday, a case was filed against 50 unidentified BNP men in connection with the attack.


The former judge’s gunman Md Rafiqul Islam filed the case against the BNP men at Paltan police station, said Salahuddin Miah, officer-in-charge of the police station.


The case was filed for carrying out attack on the former judge, his driver, gunman and vandalising his car, the OC said.


According to the caste statement, the attack was made from a procession of the BNP in Nayapaltan area on Wednesday afternoon.


The retired Supreme Court judge came under attack on this way to attend a TV talk show.


The incident occurred around 4:15 pm when he was crossing Nayapaltan area near Rajarbagh Central police Hospital, said Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC-Motijheel) of DMP Enamul Haque Mithu.


Source: United News of Bangladesh