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HC grants bail for Manna in sedition case


Dhaka-The High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna in a sedition case filed against him with Gulshan Police Station in the city, UNB news agency reported.A two-member HC bench comprising Justice Syed Muhammad Dastagir Husain and Justice Md Mozibur Rahman Miah passed the order after disposing of a rule.
On March 21, the HC issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain as to why the Nagarik Oikya leader would not be granted bail in the case.
However, Manna cannot be released from jail as he was arrested in another case filed with the same police station.
On February 24 last year, plainclothes police arrested Manna from a house in the city’s Banani area and handed him over to police the following day.
On March 5 last year, a sedition case was filed against him as well as BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka with the same police station for his remarks which incite army against the government.


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