Detectives nab two over Habiganj female MP assault

Published: December 06, 2017 14:57:42 | Updated: December 07, 2017 11:31:47


Detectives detained two people, including Bahubal upazila vice chairman Tara Miah and also the prime accused in the case for assaulting female MP Amatul Kibria Keya, from the capital on Tuesday night

A team of Habiganj DB police with help of Dhaka Metropolitan police arrested Tara Miah and his associate Shahed Ali, also a member of Zila Parishad, from Kadamtoli area in Dhaka around 10:00pm, said Superintendent of Habiganj police Shah Alam on Wednesday.

The SP said they were taken to Habiganj from Dhaka last night and will be produced before court today with a 10-day remand petition.

Earlier on November 26, a Habiganj court sent Jasim Uddin, driver of Tara Miah and also an accused in the case, to jail, rejecting his bail petition, as per UNB agency.

On November 10, a Jubo League leader and his followers allegedly assaulted Amatul Kibria Keya, MP from female reserve seat-28, while she was distributing cheques among the fire victims at Mirpur Bedepalli in Bahubal upazila.

Keya said the attackers also snatched her mobile phone set during the attack.

As she fell sick after the assault, the female MP was taken to MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital in Sylhet.

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