A court in Rajshahi sent Abu Sayeed Chand, member of BNP’s central committee and convener of Rajshahi district unit, to jail in a sabotage case.
Judge Mir Shafiqul Alam of Rajshahi District and Session Judges Court passed the order on Thursday after Chand appeared before the court seeking a bail, said Abdur Rafique, inspector of the court’s police.
The court, however, denied his bail stating that Chand missed a previous date to appear before it, he added.
Later police sent Chand to the district jail following the court order
The BNP leader faces nearly two dozens of cases on myriad of charges
Meanwhile, local BNP leaders demanded immediate release of Chand at a press briefing.