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Mufti Izharul sent to jail
Observer Online Desk
Published :Saturday, 8 August, 2015,  Time : 10:55 PM  View Count : 7
Chittagong: A Chittagong on Saturday ordered to send the arrested Hefajat-e Islam nayeb-e-ameer Mufti Izharul Islam Chowdhury to jail in three cases.

The court of Chittagong Metropolitan Magistrate Abdul Quader passed the order after police produced Izharul before the court in connection with three cases filed for a deadly explosion at his (Izhar) madrasa.

Foyzur Rahman, Assailant Commissioner (Bandar) of the Detective Branch (DB) of the Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP), said police took Izharul to Chittagong central jail amid tight security following the court order.

Earlier, detectives arrested Mufti Izharul, also a factional president of Islami Oikko Jote, from Jamiatul Ulum Al Islami Madrasah at city's Lalkhan Bazar on Friday.

Izharul had been wanted in six cases including three filed for explosion at Jamiatul Ulum Al Islami Madrasah, run by Izhar.

Three people, including two students, were killed and several others injured in an explosion in a room of 2nd floor of a four-storey hostel of Jamiatul Ulum Islami Madrasah at Lalkhan Bazar on October 7 in 2013.

Police later recovered huge explosive-making materials, four unexploded grenades from the surrounding areas of the madrasah and 18 bottles of acid after raiding the residence of Izahar on the night of the deadly bomb explosion.

Later, Khulshi Police filed three cases--one under Explosives Substance Act, another under Acid Act and the other for murder of the three people.


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