A Netrokona court has sent BNP Rajshahi district unit convener Abu Sayeed Chand to jail after rejecting his bail petition in four cases filed for making threat to the life of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
He was produced in the Netrokona Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate 10:45am on Wednesday. When he asked for bail, Judge Kamal Hossain denied it and ordered to send him to jail.
According to the case details, during a BNP rally held at the Shibpur High School ground in Puthiya, Rajshahi, on May 19, Abu Sayeed Chand publicly issued threats, stating, "Sheikh Hasina should be sent to the graveyard, and necessary measures will be taken to force her resignation."
Earlier on May 22 and 23, four people, including Netrokona district unit Awami League General Secretary Shamsur Rahman Liton filed the cases against Chand in the court.
The BNP leader in a rally on Shibpur High School premises in Puthia, Rajshahi, on May 19, publicly made the “death threat” to Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina.
Meanwhile, Judge Maruf Allam of the Rajshahi Judicial Magistrate Court 1 on Sunday (September 24) sentenced Chand to three years’ imprisonment and also fined Tk 5,000 for embezzling Tk 14.52 lakh from various persons by giving them fake appointments in 2007.