Former lawmaker and Islami Ganatantrik Party chairman MA Awal was sent to jail after the end of his four-day remand in a case filed over the killing of traderin city's Pallabi area.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Begum Mahmuda Akhter passed the order as DB inspector Syed Iftekhar Hossain, investigation officer (IO) of the case, produced him before the court.
The IO filed a petition seeking confinement of Awal to jail until the investigation is completed.
On May 21, a Dhaka court placed MA Awal and two others on a four-day remand each in the case.
The former lawmaker from Laxmipur-1 constituency, was arrested on May 20 from a mazar in Bhairab of Kishoreganj.
On May 16, Sahin Uddin was hacked to death in front of his six-year-old son inside a garage at Block- D in Pallabi over a land dispute.
Victim's mother Aklima Begum lodged a case with Pallabi Police Station in this connection mentioning MA Awal as the main accused on May 17.
BDST: 1914 HRS, MAY 26, 2021