The BNP leaders were shown arrested in a murder case filed with Rampura police station for killing capital’s Dhakkin Khan unit Chhatra Shibir President.
A Dhaka court has sent BNP leaders Goyeshwar Chandra Roy and Amanullah Aman to jail in a murder case, rejecting the bail pleas.
The development prompted a strong reaction from BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia who expressed her dismay at the performance of the judicial administration.Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Harunur Rashid has passed the order on Sunday afternoon.
However, the court has also issued six months interim bail to BNP leader Mirza Abbas, another accused in the case.
The BNP leaders were shown arrested in a murder case filed with Rampura police station for killing capital’s Dhakkin Khan unit Chhatra Shibir President Mansur Rahman during BNP-led 18-patry’s march for democracy programme.
Mansur was killed in a clash between police and the activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing, Islami Chhatra Shibir, at Malibagh on December 29, 2013.
Chhatra Shibir is the student associate of BNP-led alliance member Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh.