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Court grants remand for 28 people over arson attack on buses

A Dhaka court on Friday placed 28 people on remand for different terms for their alleged involvement in the incidents of setting fire to 10 passenger buses in the capital city on Thursday.

Among the accused, six people Hazrat Ali, Mainuddin, Abu Sayeed Shanto, Abul Kalam Azad, Abu Sufiyan, and Sohel, who were booked in two cases with Shahbagh Police Station, were placed on three-day remand each, reports BSS.

Aliza Al Ahmad Mithu and Mehedi Hasan Yasin were placed in three-day remand each in a case lodged with Paltan Police Station.

AK Fazlul Bari, Altaf Hossain Nayeem Prodhan, Alif Mahmud, Humayun Rashid Tutul, Khandaker Mashukur Rahman and Rashekuzzaman were remanded for five days each in another case lodged with the same police station.

One accused Abdur Rahman Taher was placed on a two-day remand and another Zakir Hossain remanded for three days in a case lodged with Motijheel Police Station.

The court placed Safiuddin Ahmed Mintu and Mridu Rahman Jony on two days of remand each in a case lodged with Bongshal Police Station.

Mahifur Rahman Tipu and Mainuddin Chowdhury were placed on a two-day remand each in a case lodged with Kalabagan Police Station.

Four accused in a case with Sutrapur Police Station were placed on a three-day remand.

Two accused Mosiur Rahman Moshi and Nazrul Islam were placed on two days of remand in a Khilkhet Police Station case, while one Sohel Miah was remanded for three days in a case lodged with Turag Police Station.

On Thursday, 10 passenger buses were torched at separate places in the capital.

Deputy Commissioner (media) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Walid Hossain said the arson attacks might be election-related violence.

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