Driver of Haji Selim’s son granted one-day remand...

Dhaka, Thursday   26 November 2020

Driver of Haji Selim’s son granted one-day remand

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 06:14 PM, 26 October 2020   Updated: 07:18 PM, 26 October 2020

Arrested driver Mizanur Rahman

Arrested driver Mizanur Rahman

A court has granted a one-day remand to Mizanur Rahman, the driver of Councilor Irfan Selim, son of Haji Selim in connection with the attack on a Navy officer and his wife at Kalabagan in the capital.

In the case of Dhanmondi Police Station, the investigating officer Ashfaq Rajib Hasan applied for a five-day remand for proper investigation and the court granted him a one-day remand.

A case was filed against six persons including Irfan Selim in the incident that took place in Kalabagan of the capital yesterday. Haji Selim’s son and councilor Irfan Selim and his bodyguard Zahid and driver Mizanur Rahman were arrested in the incident.

On Monday afternoon, RAB raided the residence of Haji Selim and Dhaka South City Ward 30 councilor Mohammad Irfan Selim at Devidas Ghat Lane in Chawkbazar and recovered a pistol, yaba and foreign liquor.

Navy Lieutenant Wasif Ahmed Khan was returning with his wife to the cantonment area on a motorcycle after buying books from Nilkhet in the capital on Sunday night. MP Haji Mohammad Selim’s car pushed their motorcycle from behind at Kalabagan bus stand. When he went to protest, some people came out of the car and attacked him. His wife was also assaulted when he tried to stop them.

The navy officer himself filed a case against Haji Selim’s son Irfan Selim and six others at Dhanmondi police station on Monday morning. Police arrested the driver of the vehicle and seized that.