Helena Jahangir placed on 14-day remand in 4 cases
Helena Jahangir, a businessperson who turned politician, was placed on a 14-day remand in four cases filed under different acts.
She was placed on a three-day fresh remand following a 10-day remand prayer submitted by Detective Branch of Police in a case filed with Gulshan Police Station under the Digital Security Act.
She also was placed on a three-day remand in another case filed with the same police station under Narcotics Control Act, Special Powers Act, Wildlife Conservation Act and Telecommunications Act.
Metropolitan Magistrate Nivana Khair Jesie passed the orders after DB Inspector Shafiqur Rahman and also the investigation officer (IO) of the cases produced her before the court with a 15-day remand prayer in the two cases.
In the meantime, Metropolitan Magistrate Md Shahinur Rahman placed Helena on an eight-day remand in two other cases, including a fraud case filed with Pallabi Police Station after two IOs produced her before the court with a seven-day remand prayer in each case.
Earlier in the day, Helena was shown arrested in the two cases filed under the Telecommunications Act and Bangladesh Penal Code after two petitions were submitted in this regard.
Md Yamin Kabir, an inspector (operation), and Md Al Helal, a sub-inspector of Pallabi Police Station, submitted the prayers.
In one of the cases filed with Pallabi Police Station, it was alleged that Helena operated Joyjatra tv without government approval and license and was running its office illegally in Dhaka's Mirpur area.
On Friday, a Dhaka court placed Helena on a three-day remand in the case filed under the Digital Security Act.
The law enforcers arrested her during a raid at her Gulshan residence on Thursday night. After her arrest, Rab conducted the raid at the IPTV station and sealed it off.