A Faridpur court on Friday sent vice-president of Faridpur district Hefazat-e-Islam Md Abul Hussain on a seven-day remand, reports UNB.

The court passed the order after Bhanga police station’s sub-inspector (SI) Bikash Mandal placed Abul Hussain before the Faridpur chief judicial magistrate's court seeking a 10-day remand.

Abul Hussain was arrested in the early hours of Friday. He was accused in a case filed in connection with the attack on Bhanga police station.


On 27 March, activists and supporters of Hefazat-e-Islam attacked the Bhanga police station and vandalised the main gate. Ten people including two policemen were injured in the attack.

Injured sub-Inspector of Bhanga police station Shahidullah filed a case accusing 300 unidentified people. So far 19 people including Abul Hussain have been arrested.

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