BNP leader Nipun Roy lands in jail after remand
Published: 08:46 PM, 24 April 2021
Nipun Roy Chowdhury, executive committee member of BNP; File Photo
A Dhaka court today has sent Nipun Roy Chowdhury, executive committee member of BNP, to jail after remand on charges of illegal assembly, serious assault and attempted murder at Jatrabari police station in the capital.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Nevana Khair Jessie’s court passed the order on Saturday.
On the day, Nipun Roy Chowdhury was produced before the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court after a four-day remand.
The investigating officer of the case, SI Bilal Al Azad of Jatrabari police station, requested to keep her in jail till the investigation of the case is completed. Following the hearing, the court ordered her sent to jail.
According to the petition, the accused were taken into custody from the jail on April 21 and interrogated. During the interrogation, important information was obtained from the accused. After checking the information, the preliminary investigation has found evidence of the involvement of the accused. A detailed investigation against the accused is ongoing. A petition is being made to keep the accused in jail till the investigation of the case is over.
Earlier on April 21, the court had granted remand petitions against four, including Nipun Roy, for different terms.
Meanwhile, the court sent BNP central executive committee members Nipun Roy Chowdhury and Haji Arman Hossain to jail after remand on April 2 in a case of alleged arson and sabotage.
On March 29, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mamunur Rashid’s court granted three-day remand to the two accused.
According to the sources, Nipun planned sabotage all over the country including the capital. As part of this, buses were torched at various places in the capital including Jatrabari and Malibagh. RAB arrested Nipun Roy on this charge.