HC fixes Dec 7 to hear Fakhrul’s bail plea in CJ’s residence vandalising case

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UNB, Dhaka :

The High Court (HC) on Monday fixed December 7 to hear a bail petition filed by BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in a case over vandalising Chief Justice’s residence during a BNP rally on October 28.

The HC bench of Justice Md Selim and Justice Shahed Nuruddin set the date as advocate Sagir Hossain Leon filed the bail petition on behalf of Fakhrul with the concerned bench of the High Court on Sunday.

Earlier on November 22, Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court rejected the bail petition of the BNP secretary general in the same case.

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On October 29, police filed a case with Ramna Police Station on charges of vandalism and attack on the Chief Justice’s residence during a BNP rally on October 28.

Apart from Mirza Fakhrul, 59 leaders and activists, including BNP standing committee member Mirza Abbas, were accused in the case.

The BNP secretary general was arrested in the case on October 29. Later, a bail petition was filed with the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka. The court sent him to jail rejecting his bail petition.