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Bnp leader Mirza Abbas sent to jail


The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka on Wednesday sent BNP Standing Committee member Mirza Abbas to the jail rejecting his bail petitions in three cases. Of the cases two have been filed with Paltan and Motijheel Police Stations in December 2014 and January, last year on the charge of creating violence.
Magistrate Md Mahabubur Rahman of the CMM Court passed the order rejecting the BNP leader’s bail petitions in two separate filed with two police stations.Earlier on Wednesday morning, Mirza Abbas surrendered to the court and sought bail in five cases- two filed with Mirpur Police Station, one each with Paltan and Motijheel Police Stations. He has been facing a graft case filed with the Special Judge Court-4 of Dhaka. The court, however, allowed him bail in two arson cases filed with Mirpur Police Station.
His counsel Sanaullah Maih stood for his bail while Public Prosecutor M Abdullah Abu argued on behalf of the state.
On December 28, 2014, some miscreants torched a bus of the Ministry of Public Administration at Paltan intersection on the eve of the shutdown (hartal) of December 29.
Later, Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) M Abdul Malek Hawlader of Paltan Police Station filed a case against 43 people, including BNP Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and Mirza Abbas, and 20-25 unidentified people under the Explosive Substances Act.
On January 4, last year, Sub-Inspector of Motijheel Police Station, Suman Chandra Nath filed another case against 81 BNP leaders and activists, including Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and Mirza Abbas, and Barrister Andalib Rahman Partha, for the same allegations, as some miscreants torched a private car at AGB Colony in Motijheel area ahead of the hartal of January 5. – Court Correspondent


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