BNP leaders remanded
Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate's Court of Khagrachhari yesterday granted two days remand for two leaders of local BNP and Sramik Dal arrested on February 24 from their residences on charge of riot, arson, looting of the ethnic peoples' houses in the hill town. The arrestees are Khagrachhari poura BNP convener Abdur Rob Raja and district Sramik Dal vice president Abul Kashem. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Md Saifuzzaman Hero passed the order at about 4:45 pm yesterday following a five-day remand prayer by investigation officer (IO) sub-inspector Mohammad Dulal Mia. Clashes between Bengali and ethnic people at six villages under Khagrachhari municipality on February 23 left one Bengali killed and 50 injured from both sides.