A Chattogram court on Thursday placed Sarwar Kamal Razib, newly-elected councillor of ward no 8 of Patiya municipality, on three-day remand over Md Abdul Mabud murder case during the Patiya municipality elections in Chattogram on February 14.
Judge Bisweswar Singh of the Senior Judicial Magistrate Court of Chattogram granted the remand, Patiya police officer-in-charge Rezaul Karim Mazumder told New Age.
‘We sought five days remand to Sarwar Kamal Razib through an application to the court in Md Abdul Mabud murder case. The court granted three days remand,’ the police officer said.
Md Abdul Mabud, brother of councillor candidate Md Abdul Mannan of ward number 8, was killed in a clash at South Gobindorkhil area between supporters of Mannan and his rival candidate Sarwar Kamal Razib during the Patiya municipality elections in Chattogram on February 14.
Md Abdul Mannan filed a case with Patiya police station on February 15 over the murder of Md Abdul Mabud accusing seven people including Sarwar Kamal Razib, newly-elected councillor of the ward, and 10-15 unnamed people, according to the case documents.
Police detained Sarwar Kamal Razib on February 14 after the clash. Later, police showed Sarwar Kamal Razib arrested in the case.
Mannan is the president of ward number 8 unit of Awami League and Sarwar a joint convener of Chhatra League Patiya municipality unit, according to Patiya upazila Awami League president AKM Shamsuzzaman.
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