N’ganj raid: House owner on 3-day remand
A Narayanganj court today placed the owner of the house, where three militants including Gulshan attack mastermind Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury were killed during a joint forces' raid, on a three-day remand.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Mehedi Hasan passed the order after Narayanganj Sadar Police Station inspector (investigation) Abdur Razzak, also the investigation officer of the case produced house owner Nuruddin Dewan before the court seeking seven-day remand.
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Earlier, Nuruddin Dewan, owner of a three-storey house in Paikpara area of Narayanganj, was arrested in a separate case. Tamim and his aides rented a flat in the building to use it as a den.
Nuruddin was charged with hiding information about the militants.
He was picked up along with nine others from the house after Tamim and two other militants were killed in the raid codenamed "Operation Hit Strong 27".
The nine other detainees were released early yesterday after interrogation.
From the den, police recovered arms and ammunition including an AK-22 rifle, one pistol, 20 rounds of bullets, three magazines, three cleavers, one knife and some hammers.