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Khaleda secures bail in 10 cases, charge framing Oct 10

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The Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court of Dhaka on Wednesday granted bail to BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia in 10 cases including eight sabotage cases filed under the Special Power Act and a sedition one.
Metropolitan Sessions Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah granted Khaleda Zia bail in the sedition case. The same court heard on the bail petitions of Khaleda Zia in eight cases and allowed her bail. Besides, the court fixed October 10 to hear on framing charges in five of the eight cases.Momtaz Uddin Ahmad Mehedi, a lawyer of the apex court and also a member of the ruling Awami League central committee, filed the sedition case against the BNP Chief for her comments on the number of martyrs in the Liberation War of 1971. The complainant, who filed the case on January 25, was present in the courtroom during the hearing.
The police filed nine arson attack cases with Darussalam Police Station against Khaleda Zia while the court granted her in the cases.
The court fixed October 10 for the next date of hearing in the sedition and nine arson cases. Later, the BNP leader appeared to the Special Judge’s Court-2 Judge Hosneara Begum and she fixed September 8 for next hearing in Barapukuria coalmine graft case.
Meanwhile, Kotwali Police Station OC Dilip Kumar said, security of the area was tightened so that no untoward incident could happen on the occasion. – Special Correspondent

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