A Dhaka court on Monday granted three days in remand for BNP’s Dhaka Metropolitan South unit member secretary Rafiqul Alam and nine others each in a case filed over obstructing police on duty at Paltan police station, UNB reports.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Shahidul Islam passed the order after police produced the accused before it and appealed for 7 days in remand to interrogate them.

The other accused are BNP leader Mohammad Ali Manna, Md Mofikul Islam, Sohel Shikder, Jahirul Islam, Kazi Imtiyaz Ahmed Tipu, Mintu, Farhan Ali Rachi, Monirul Islam Sajal and Sadekur Rahman.

Earlier on Sunday, police detained 23 BNP activists including Rafiqul Alam regarding a clash between Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal and police in the city’s Naya Paltan area.

Later a case was lodged at Paltan police station in this regard.