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5 lawyers placed on 3-day remand over SCBA vote counting violence

Update : 09 Mar 2024, 21:27

A Dhaka court today placed five lawyers on a three-day remand in connection with a case filed over the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) election violence on Friday.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Ali Haider passed the order after Abul Kalam Azad, investigation officer and inspector of detective branch, produced them before the court seeking a 5-day remand.

The arrestees are Advocate Kazi Bashir Ahmed, Advocate Tushar, Advocate Tariqul, Advocate Anamul Haque Sumon, and Barrister Usman Chowdhury.

In the case, 20 people including advocate Nahid Sultana Juthi, independent candidate for the post of secretary in the Supreme Court bar election, barrister Ruhul Quddus Kajal, secretary candidate of BNP-Jamaat supported blue panel, have been accused.

On Friday night, Assistant Attorney General Saifur Rahman Chowdhury Saif filed the case on charges of attempted to murder.

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