Bail application of seven people including Jamaat secretary rejected
Dhaka, September 15: A court rejected the bail pleas of seven people, including Jamaat-e-Islami secretary general Mia Golam Parwar, and sent them to jail in a case filed under the anti-terrorism law. The other accused in the jail are Jamaat-e-Islami's Assistant Secretary General Rafiqul Islam Khan, Naib-e-Amir Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam, Executive Council members Izzat Ullah, Mubarak Hossain and former student camp president Yasin Arafat and chef Md Imam Hossain.
Police produced them in the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate's Court on Wednesday (September 15) after remand. Investigating officer DB Police Inspector Kazi Wazed Ali then requested to keep them in jail till the investigation of the case is completed.
On the other hand, the lawyers of the accused applied for their bail. After hearing both sides, Dhaka Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Tofazzal Hossain rejected their bail application and ordered them to be sent to jail.
On September 12, Jamaat secretary general Mia Golam Parwar, assistant secretary general Rafiqul Islam Khan, executive council members Izzat Ullah, Mubarak Hossain and former Chhatra Shibir president Yassin Arafat were granted two-day remand.
Earlier on September 8, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Begum Mahmuda Akhter granted them a four-day remand.
On September 10, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Debabrata Biswas granted a four-day remand to Jamaat's Naib-e-Amir Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam and cook Md Imam Hossain.
Police filed a case against nine people, including Jamaat secretary general Mia Golam Parwar, under the anti-terrorism law at Bhatara police station on the night of September 6. Many were made anonymous accused in the case. On the same day, the police arrested them from Bashundhara residential area.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Gulshan Division Deputy Commissioner (DC) Md Asaduzzaman said on the day, "The arrested Jamaat leaders met in a secret meeting at a house in Bashundhara residential area. At the meeting, they were planning anti-state conspiracies and sabotage. We arrested them after learning about the meeting in secret."