A Feni court today placed Sonagazi upazila unit Awami League President Ruhul Amin on five-day remand over his alleged involvement in the madrasa girl Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Shoraf Uddin Ahmed passed the order after investigation officer in the case Inspector Shah Alam of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) produced Ruhul Amin before the court with a seven-day remand prayer, a correspondent reports.
No lawyer represented Ruhul Amin during the hearing today.
Earlier, a team of PBI, which has been tasked with investigating the gruesome killing of Nusrat, held Ruhul from Sonagazi municipality area yesterday afternoon.
Ruhul is also the vice-president of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa’s governing committee.
Ruhul’s name surfaced after a number of arrestees in this case gave confessional statements before the court.