5 Jamaat men put on 10-day remand
[Dhaka Tribune] A Dhaka court yesterday granted 10-day remand for each of the five leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami
...The Islamic Society, founded in 1941 in Lahore by Maulana Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi, aka The Great Apostosizer. The Jamaat opposed the independence of Bangladesh but has operated an independent branch there since 1975. It maintains close ties with international Mohammedan groups such as the Moslem Brotherhood. the Taliban, and al-Qaeda. The Jamaat's objectives are the establishment of a pure Islamic state, governed by Sharia law. It is distinguished by its xenophobia, and its opposition to Westernization, capitalism, socialism, secularism, and liberalist social mores...
, held on Saturday with Tk1.47 crore, in two separate cases.

Metropolitan Magistrate Md Yusuf Hossain passed the order after Md Mostafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Rampura police, produced them before it seeking a 20-day remand. The court also rejected their bail petitions.

The remanded are Gias Uddin, Aminur Rahman, Osman Gani, Lutfur Rahman and Shahadatur Rahman Sohel.

Rampura police locked away
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
them in a drive with Tk1.47 crore from a house in the city's Banasree area on Saturday. Later, Sub-Inspector Mostafizur Rahman filed two separate cases -- one under the Anti-Terrorism Act and the other under the Anti-Money Laundering Act.
Posted by: Fred 2016-01-04