Irfan Salim’s aide Dipu on 3-day remand in Navy officer assault case

DHAKA, Oct 27, 2020 (BSS) – Erfan Salim’s accomplice AB Siddique alias Dipu, who was arrested early today from Tangail in the Navy officer assault case, was put on a three-day remand, police and court officials said.

The court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Sikder today granted Dipu a three-day remand for quizzing him about the incident of attack. Earlier, the police produced him before the court today seeking a seven-day remand

Dipu was the personal assistant to Irfan Selim, councilor of ward 30 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and protocol officer of Haji Salim’s business organisation ‘Madina Group’, was arrested by Detective Branch (DB) of police.

He is an accomplice of Haji Salim’s son Erfan and is one of the four accused in the case filed by Lieutenant Wasif Ahmed Khan with Dhanmondi Police Station October 25 night.

In the case, a total of four out of some seven accused, including lawmaker Hazi Salim’s son Ifran Salim, were arrested till date.

Of them, councilor Irfran Salim and his bodyguard Mohammad Jahid Hossain are now in one-year jail for possessing illegal liquor and walkie-talkies while the driver of the car which hit the navy officer’s motorbike at Kalabagan crossing was also remanded yesterday.



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