BNP Leader Chand Put on 5-Day Remand

Desk Report

Published: 25 May 2023, 05:17 pm

BNP leader Abu Sayeed Chand || Photo: Collected

BNP leader Abu Sayeed Chand || Photo: Collected

A Rajshahi court has put BNP leader Abu Sayeed Chand, who threatened to kill Awami League chief and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during a speech last Friday, on a five-day remand for questioning.

Rajshahi Judicial Magistrate Mahbub Alam passed the order after the police presented him in court with a 10-day remand plea just a few hours after his arrest on Thursday.

Earlier, Law enforcers have arrested Rajshahi BNP Convener Abu Sayeed Chand for issuing death threat to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Sources said a team of police apprehended him at a check-post at Beripara area in Rajshahi metropolitan city around 10:30am.

Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) Commissioner Anisur Rahman confirmed the arrest.

Addressing a rally of BNP at Rajshahi on Friday, Chand threatened to send the PM to graveyard.

He made such a statement at a public rally of metropolitan and district BNP at Shibpur High School ground in Puthia upazila of Rajshahi.

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