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Terrorism Case

Jamaat acting secy general remanded

A Dhaka court yesterday placed Jamaat-e-Islami acting secretary general Shafiqur Rahman on a four-day remand in a case filed under anti-terrorism act.

Metropolitan Magistrate M Saifur Rahman passed the order, rejecting the defendant's bail petition.

Sub-inspector Jahirul Islam of Hazaribagh Police Station, also the investigation officer of the case, produced the Jamaat leader before the court seeking 10 days' remand.

Police recovered 10 crude bombs from Shafiqur's Dhanmondi residence following information gleaned from the arrestee, said the IO in his petition.

Shafiqur's lawyers filed a bail petition.

After hearing, the court rejected the bail petition and granted four days' remand.

Rapid Action Battalion members arrested Shafiqur on Thursday.

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