A Kushtia court sent BNP’s Kushtia-1 candidate Reza Ahmed Bachchu to jail in a case filed over the possession of illegal firearms and explosives on Wednesday
Bachchu surrendered before the court earlier in the day and sought bail. But District and Sessions Judge Arup Kumar Goswami rejected his petition, said Public Prosecutor Anup Kumar Nandi.
The BNP candidate was on an eight-week interim bail, he added.
Bangladesh’s next parliamentary election is scheduled for December 30.