A Gaibandha court on Sunday placed six suspects on a 7-day remand in a case filed in connection with the killing of Gaibandha-1 lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton.
The remanded suspects are: Farid Miah, 75, of Ramvadra Kadamtala village, Samiul Islam, 32, of Nichpara village, Hadisur Rahman, 30, of Khamarpachgachhi village, Ziaur Rahman, 32, of Uttar Hatibanda village, Hazrat Ali, 44, of Khanabari village, and Nabinur Khandakar, 45, of Shibram village of the upazila.
Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Mainul Hasan Yusuf passed the order after investigation officer of the case Abu Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman, officer-in-charge (Investigation) of Sundarganj Police Station, produced them before the court seeking a 7-day remand.
Earlier on December 31, Liton was shot at point blank range by some miscreants at his village home at Masterpara in Bamandanga union of Sundarganj Upazila.
The MP was admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.