A Sirajganj court on Tuesday placed Shahzadpur mayor Halimul Haque Miru on two-day remand in connection with the murder of journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul in the district.
Senior Judicial Magistrate of the district Nazrul Islam accepted two-day remand prayer around 11:00am while the investigation officer of the case Monirul Islam demanded seven-day remand plea.
On February 13, Miru, among six accused of the case were interrogated and placed on five-day remand.
On February 2, mayor group and Chhatra League locked into a clash. The journalist Shimul was shot dead in the clash.
Shimul’s wife filed a case against 25 people, including mayor Miru and his brother Mintu, with Shahzadpur police station.