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Attack on Zafar Iqbal: Another put on 7-day remand

Mukul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2018-03-19 6:44:17 PM     ||     Updated: 2018-03-19 10:45:27 PM

Staff Correspondent, Sylhet: An aide of Foyzur Hasan, who stabbed Professor Zafar Iqbal at a programme in Sylhet, has been placed on a seven-day remand.

Judge Saifuzzaman Hiro of Sylhet Chief Metropolitan Magistrate court on Monday remanded Foyzur’s aide Shohag Miah as the probe officer of the case and Jalalabad police station Officer-In-Charge (OC) Shafiqul Islam appealed for seven-day remand.

Shohag Miah supplied to memory card to Foyzur Hasan.

Shohag Miah, 24, was arrested from Kalibari residential area early Sunday.

Shohag, son of one Sadiqur Rahman, hailing from Haranagar area of Sunamganj, a cloth trader in profession, was detained by law enforcers.

Probe officer of the case and Jalalabad police station officer-in-charge (OC) Shafiqul Islam said Sohag was detained based on information provided by Foyzur.

On March 3, Foyzur Rahman attacked Prof Iqbal with a knife at a programme on SUST campus. He was caught by other students on the spot, then beaten up and handed over to police.

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