50 days remand sought for Izhar's son over Hefajat mayhem
This May 5 photo shows a Hefajat-e Islam supporter throws brick chips at law enforcers during a clash in Paltan area in the capital.
Detectives today sought 50 days remand for Mufti Muhammad Harun Izhar, son of Hefajat-e Islam nayeb-e-ameer Mufti Izharul Islam Chowdhury, in five cases filed over the May 5 mayhem in the capital.
He was shown arrested on Sunday in the cases filed with Paltan and Motijheel police stations.
The remand hearing of Harun would be held on October 28 at Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court of Dhaka in his presence.
Of the cases, two were filed with Motijheel Police Station while three others with Paltan Police Station damaging and torching vehicles and obstructing police personnel from discharging their duties.
Police arrested Harun, one of the prime accused of a bomb blast in a Chittagong madrasa on October 7.
He was earlier remanded in connection with the blast that left at least seven students injured at the madrasa in Lalkhan Bazar of Chittagong.