Dhaka, Sept 2 (UNB) – A court here on Monday granted bail to eight BNP leaders, including its Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in a case of sabotage filed with Hatirjheel Police Station.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sarafuzzaman Ansari granted the bail on a bond of Tk 5,000 to each, when they surrendered before it seeking bail for them, said Taherul Islam Touhid, a defence counsel.
The other BNP leaders who get bails are its standing committee members Moudud Ahmed, Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury, Mirza Abbas, BNP senior leaders Gayeshwar Chandra Roy, Dr Moyeen Khan, Nazrul Islam Khan and organising secretary Ruhul Kuddus Talukder Dulu.
The High Court had granted anticipatory bails to the BNP leaders in the case on October 3, 2018.
Later, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in August this year asked the BNP leaders to surrender before the lower court.
Shariful Islam, sub-inspector of Hatirjheel Police Station, filed a case against 55 people, including the eight BNP leaders, on charges of preventing police from discharging their duties and for carrying out sabotage activities on October, 2018.