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Mirza Abbas refused bail


The Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court of Dhaka yesterday (Sunday) rejected bail petitions of BNP leader Mirza Abbas in two arson cases filed with Paltan and Motijheel Police Stations of the city.
Kamrul Hossain of the court passed the order hearing the bail petitions, submitted on behalf of BNP Standing Committee member Mirza Abbas. Advocate Sanaullah Maih stood for Mirza Abbas while Additional Public Prosecutor Tapas Kumar Pal opposed the bail pleas on behalf of the prosecution.On January 6, Magistrate M Mahabubur Rahman of the CMM Court of Dhaka sent the BNP leader to the jail rejecting his bail pleas in two separate arson cases filed with Motijheel and Paltan Police Stations after he surrendered to the court.
Earlier, on the day, Mirza Abbas surrendered to the court and sought bail in four cases, of them two were filed with Mirpur Police Station and one each was filed with Paltan and Motijheel Police Station.
On December 28, 2014, some miscreants torched a bus of Public Administration Ministry at Paltan intersection on the eve of the shutdown of December 29. Following the incident, Assistant Sub-inspector of Paltan Police Station M Abdul Malek Hawladar 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 Substance Act.
On January 4, 2015, Sub-inspector of Motijheel Police Station Suman Chandra Nath filed another case against 81 BNP leaders and activists, including Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Mirza Abbas and Barrister Andalib Rahman Partha, bringing the same allegations as some miscreants torched a private car at AGB Colony in Motijheel ahead of an opposition protest programme on January 5. – Special Correspondent


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