The court granted two days remand to seven leaders of Islamic Chhatri Sangstha, a Jamaat-e-Islami affiliate organization, arrested on suspicion of ‘sabotage planning’ on the day of Independence Day from the Muslim block area of the Langudu upazila in Rangamati.Top of Form
On Sunday, Senior Judicial Magistrate Javed Ahmed of Rangamati district, ordered after presenting those arrested in the court.
The investigation officer in this case, Mahiul Islam (OC-Investigation) said that, the seven people were arrested in the court and appealed for seven-day remand. The court granted two days remand for seven activists.
Earlier on Monday (March 26th), they were arrested from the house of Osman Gani, a teacher of Rabeta High School, supported by Jamaat-e-Islami. Several leaflets and jihad books were seized from them. They were identified as Fatima Akter Munni, 38, wife of Jamat leader Osman Gani, Mohammad Shahnaz, 27, by the Kathaltali area of Rangamati. Mohammad Nasima Akhter, 30, from Lakshmipur; Mohammad Mahmuda, 29, from Amanatbagh area in Rangamati, Tahsina Fatima (24), from Banasree of Dhaka, Mithahul Jannat (21) from Satkania, Chittagong and Mohammad Sahida (25) from chadgao area in Chittagong.
They all told the police at the time of primary interrogation, they are the different level leaders of the Islamic country Sangstha. After the arrest, Police appeared for remand. The court then sent them to jail and fixed the date for remand hearing on Sunday.
In context, Mir Kashem Ali, convicted war criminals, controlled the remote areas of Langdu Upazila. Hospitals, school, college, kindergarten, and other institutions were formed in 1980s, under Rabeta foundation, which was formed by Kashem. Strong organization of Jamaat was formed in this upazila to use these insights. At present, Vice Chairman of this upazila Parishad also the Amir of Jamaat.