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Fakhrul bailed 6 months after arrest need treatment


BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was released on bail from the prision cell of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital yesterday, six months after his arrest.
The BNP leader walked out of the BSMMU prison cell around 7pm after his release order had reached the jail authorities.
Huge number of party leaders and activits gathered in front of the prision cell to see their leader.Talking to reporters after walking out of the Fakhrul said, “I’m very sick. I’ve lost over 12 kg weight over the last six months.”
He said the blockage in the nerve of his neck (carotid arteries) and Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) problem turned very critical. “I’ll go abroad very soon for better treatment.”
Asked to which country he will go for treatment, Fakhrul said his wife has already contacted doctors in the USA and Singapore over his diseases. “I’ll go to any of the two countries he added.”
He urged the country’s people to pray for his early recovery. “Pray for me so that I can come round as early as possible and serve you.”
The ailing BNP leader also expressed his gratitude to the media men for properly projecting the news of his illness before the nation.
Over six months after his arrest, BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was freed from jail on bail on Tuesday.
On June 13, BNP leader Mirza Fakhrul was admitted to the BSMMU following a High Court order.
His family members, including his wife, and some BNP leaders and activists received the BNP leader at the hospital gate.
Later, he was taken to United Hospital at Gulshan.
Arriving at the hospital, the BNP acting secretary general visited his ailing mother Fatema Amin who was undergoing treatment at the hospital. He later got admitted to the hospital.
On January 6, plainclothes police picked Fakhrul up as he came out of the Jatiya Press Club after nearly 25 hours of being gheraoed there by law enforcers following BNP’s announcement to observe January 5 as ‘Democracy Killing Day’, protesting the 10th parliamentary polls held on the day in 2014. – Staff reporter


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