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BNP leader remanded to 14 days� custody

By Correspondent

SHILLONG, May 27 � Former Minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader, Salahuddin Ahmed was today produced at a local Court and was subsequently remanded to 14 days judicial custody.

Ahmed, who was arrested here for illegal entry into India, was produced before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate KM Lyngdoh Nongbri after physicians from the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) declared he was fit to stand for trial.

Ahmed�s counsel SP Mahanta said his client was sent to 14 days� judicial custody, but he added, Ahmed has complained of chest pain and the Court has asked the investigating officer to keep a tab on his health. Ahmed was taken into custody by Meghalaya police on Tuesday after he was discharged from NEIGRIHMS. He was questioned briefly at the Sadar police station for his illegal entry into India. A case has been registered against Ahmed under the Foreigners Act.

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BNP leader remanded to 14 days� custody

SHILLONG, May 27 � Former Minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader, Salahuddin Ahmed was today produced at a local Court and was subsequently remanded to 14 days judicial custody.

Ahmed, who was arrested here for illegal entry into India, was produced before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate KM Lyngdoh Nongbri after physicians from the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) declared he was fit to stand for trial.

Ahmed�s counsel SP Mahanta said his client was sent to 14 days� judicial custody, but he added, Ahmed has complained of chest pain and the Court has asked the investigating officer to keep a tab on his health. Ahmed was taken into custody by Meghalaya police on Tuesday after he was discharged from NEIGRIHMS. He was questioned briefly at the Sadar police station for his illegal entry into India. A case has been registered against Ahmed under the Foreigners Act.