BNP leader sent to jail

Sirajdikhan upazila BNP general sectary, also Rajanagar Union Parishad chairman Jasim Uddin Khokan was sent to jail when he went to Munshiganj judicial magistrate’s court yesterday for seeking bail in an extortion case filed by Rajanagar UP woman member Selina Akhter. Selina alleged that on October 20, 2008 Khokan called her and her husband Moudud Ahmed to his house and demanded Tk one lakh illegal toll. The chairman also threatened to drive them out of the village if they fail to pay the amount, she said in her compliant. On the same day Selina filed a case with the court of judicial magistrate Nargis Akhter against the chairman.