Attack on UNO Wahida: Asadul on 7-day remand
Published: 06:24 PM, 6 September 2020
A court placed prime accused Md Asadul Haque on a seven-day remand
A court placed prime accused Md Asadul Haque on a seven-day remand in a case filed over the attack on Dinajpur's Ghoraghat Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Wahida Khanam and her father.
Dinajpur Senior Judicial Magistrate (Amli court-7) Maniruzzaman Sarker passed the order on Sunday after detective branch (DB) of police produced him before the court with a 10-day remand prayer.
Earlier on Saturday evening, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) handed over Asadul to Ghoraghat Police Station. Later, the police station handed over him to the Detective Branch of police.
Investigating Officer of the case Imam Zafar said that they sought a 10-day remand for Asadul Islam emphasising the seriousness of the case. However, the court granted 7 days for the remand.
A Dinajpur court on Saturday placed Shantu Kumar Biswas and Nabirul Islam, accused in the case, for seven days.
Wahida Khanam, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Ghoraghat, was seriously injured in an attack by miscreants at her home on the Upazila Parishad premises early Thursday. Her father Omar Ali was also injured in the gruesome attack. They were taken to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital. Later, the UNO was airlifted from Rangpur to Dhaka by a Bangladesh Air Force MI-171SH helicopter. She was admitted to the National Institute of Neurosciences & Hospital, Dhaka.