HRC Group boss rearrested
Saturday, 02 August 2008

Staff Correspondent

Police rearrested HRC Group boss Sayeed Hossain Chowdhury at the gate of Dhaka Central Jail on Friday, shortly after he was released on bail, a prisons official said.

"Police arrested him in a separate case shortly after he was released around 2.30pm on bail by the High Court," jailer Faruque Ahmed told

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate' Court for Dhaka had ordered him to jail after police arrested him on July 18 at his Gulshan home for 'violating emergency powers rules.'

He was charged under EPR with money laundering and a case was filed against him with Gulshan Police Station.

Sayeed Hossain is the founding chairman of HRC Group, and elder brother of Awami League leader Saber Hossain Chowdhury.

He is also the president of the board of editors of Bengali language daily Jay Jay Din.

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