News Desk: The court has granted five-day remand in two separate cases against Maulana Mamunul Haque, the joint secretary general of the dissolved committee of Hefazat-e-Islam.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Sikder passed the order on Tuesday (May 4th). Information has been obtained from the general registration branch of the concerned police station of the court.
The investigating officer of the case produced Mamunul in court after a seven-day remand. He then applied for a 17-day remand in two separate cases filed with the Paltan Police Station in connection with the clashes at Baitul Mukarram in March this year. Following the application, the court granted him a five-day remand in two cases.
Earlier on April 26, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury granted him a seven-day remand.
He was arrested on Sunday (April 18th) from Jamia Rahmania Arabia Madrasa in Mohammadpur by Dhaka Metropolitan Detective Police-DB.
It is learned that a total of 53 cases were filed in the Dhaka metropolitan area on May 5, in 2013 during the custody crackdown. Chargesheets have been filed in the court after investigating four of the cases. Out of the remaining 49 cases, 32 cases are still under investigation by the police. Besides, the remaining 17 cases have been handed over to the Dhaka Metropolitan Detective Police for investigation.
According to DMP sources, apart from the Hefazat violence case on May 5, in 2013, there are 12 cases in the capital’s Paltan and Motijheel police stations in connection with the recent anti-Modi violence. Among them, Mamunul Haque’s name is in five cases of Motijheel and Paltan police stations.