A Chittagong court today placed apparel businessman Enamul Haque on a five-day remand for his alleged involvement in financing militant outfit Shaheed Hamja Brigade.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Sazzad Hossain passed the order after Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members produced him before the court with a seven-day remand prayer, reports our Chittagong correspondent.
The case was filed on February 23 following the discovery of a training centre of Shaheed Hamja Brigadein the upazila.
Earlier on Saturday, a Rab-7 team picked up Enamul, 39, a director of Golden Touch Apparels,from Taltola area of Turag in Dhaka around 3:30pm.
At a press conference, Rab-7 Commanding Officer Lt Col Miftah Uddin Ahmed said Rab, in their investigation, found that a total of Tk 1.38crore has so far been collected for Shaheed Hamja Brigade through different bank accounts. Out of the amount, Enamul deposited Tk 16 lakh.
During primary interrogation, Enamul told the Rab members thathe transferred Tk 16 lakh to an account of Sanjida Enterprise at an Islami Bankbranch in Chittagong on August 11 in 2014, said Miftah.
The account where Enamul transferred the money was owned by Hamja Brigade’s key person Moniruzzaman Don, the Rab official added.