A Dhaka court has placed Erfan Salim and his bodyguard Zahid on a 3-day remand in the case filed over an attempt to murder a Navy officer.
Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Asaduzzaman Noor granted the remand after a hearing on Wednesday.
Police on 27 October, appealed for a seven-day remand for questioning Erfan and his bodyguard, who were convicted in a mobile court for possessing illegal liquor and walkie-talkies.
Earlier, a mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Monday sentenced Erfan and his bodyguard to one year in jail for possessing illegal walkie-talkies and liquor.
Delwar Hossain, inspector (operation), of Chawkbazar Police Station filed two cases each against them early Wednesday for possessing illegal firearms and drugs.
Erfan was arrested from his father's residence on Devdas Lane in Old Dhaka on Monday afternoon for attacking Lieutenant Wasif Ahmed Khan of Bangladesh Navy in Dhanmondi area.
Wasif filed a case over the assault at Dhanmondi Police Station naming four people and several unnamed accused. The three other accused are -- AB Siddique Dipu, 45, Md Zahid, 35, and Md Mizanur Rahman, 30. All four are now behind bars.
According to the case statement, a private car hit Wasif's motorcycle near Labaid Hospital at Dhanmondi around 7:45pm Sunday when he and his wife were returning to their Mohammadpur residence from Nilkhet.
Later, some people came out of the car and physically assaulted the navy official and his wife.