A Dhaka court today allowed police to interrogate actor and model Kalyan Corraya at the jail gate for three days in connection with a case filed over the hit-and-run that injured chief photojournalist of Bangla daily Prothom Alo on Monday.
Metropolitan Magistrate Md Mazharul Haque passed the order after rejecting remand and bail petitions.
Earlier in the day, Kalabagan police sought three-day remand for Kalyan a day after they arrested him in connection with the case filed with Kalabagan Police Station yesterday.
Omar Faruk, a sub-inspector of the police station and investigation officer (IO) of the case, submitted the petition.
Maj (retd) Sazzadul Kabir, security manager of Prothom Alo, yesterday lodged the case against Kalyan, police said.
Photojournalist Zia Islam was injured when a speedy private car hit his motorcycle from behind in front of Bashundhara City shopping complex in Dhaka’s Panthapath area on Monday.
Zia was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) and was shifted to Apollo Hospitals yesterday.