Pinak 6 owner sent to jail

pinak-6-owner-held_1Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested Siddique around 3:15am on Tuesday from Agrabad Housing Society in Chittagong

A Munshiganj court yesterday sent Abu Bakkar Siddique, the owner of the Pinak 6 that sank in the Padma on August 4 with around 300 passengers on board, to the district jail.

The Munshiganj Judicial Magistrate’s Court also fixed August 18 for hearing a plea for seven days’ remand placed by police after presenting Siddique in the court.

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested Siddique around 3:15am on Tuesday from Agrabad Housing Society in Chittagong.

He was later brought to the RAB Headquarters in Dhaka and handed over to the police.

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