Free Press Journal

Court remands Katihar MLA to 14 days’ JC


Raiganj (WB): A North Dinajpur court today sent Bihar MLA Mehebub Alam to 14 days’ judicial custody in connection with a clash between Congress and CPI(ML) at Itahar in the district.

Alam, elected from Balarampur assembly in neighbouring Katihar district of Bihar from CPI(ML), was arrested from his residence last night.

He was produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court today and his bail plea was turned down.

Alam was facing charge of being involved in the clash with Congress activists over campaigning in Itahar yesterday.