The hearing for Irfan Salim and his bodyguard Zahid’s remand in the case filed over assaulting and attempted murder of a naval officer will be held today, Wednesday.
The hearing is scheduled to be held in the Dhaka chief metropolitan magistrate’s court.
Police want to interrogate Irfan Salim and his bodyguard Zahid who were sentenced by a mobile court.
Police on Tuesday prayed to the court for their seven days’ remand.
In connection with assaulting naval officer lieutenant Wasif Ahmed Khan, police produced another accused AB Siddique alias Dipu in the court on Tuesday after his arrest. The court granted three days for his remand.
Earlier, police was granted one day remand for Irfan’s driver Mizanur Rahman.
AB Siddique alias Dipu was arrested from Tangail on Monday night. He was once a personal officer of MP Haji Md Salim. Dipu is now with Irfan Salim.
The mobile court sentenced him to one year’s imprisonment and a fine of Tk 50,000 for consuming foreign liquor. The mobile court also sentenced him to another 6 months’ imprisonment for unlawful possession and use of a walkie-talkie. He is presently in jail. Irfan’s body guard Md Zahid was sentenced 6 months’ imprisonment for carrying walkie-talkies
During the raids, arms, yaba pills, 38 walkie-talkies and other materials were seized.
RAB’s law and media wing director lieutenant colonel Ashik Billa said RAB will lodge a separate case under the Arms and Narcotics Act.
Naval officer Wasif Ahmed Khan and his wife were riding on a motorbike on Sunday night. A car, with a sticker of member of parliament, hit his bike in front of Lab Aid Hospital in Dhanmondi. Although Wasif introduced him, a man got down from the car and threatened him of murder before leaving the place.
When the car stopped at Kolabagan bus stand signal, Wasif with his bike knocked the window of the car. At that time, several people got down from the car and beat up Wasif. One of his teeth was broken. Haji Selim’s son Irfan and his associates were in the car. Wasif filed a case against them with Dhanmondi police station on Monday morning.