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Moudud, Mahbub get HC bail

Moudud, Mahbub get HC bail

Dhaka – The High Court on Monday granted bail to BNP leaders Barrister Moudud Ahmed and Khandker Mahbub Hossain in separate cases.
An HC bench comprising Justice Naima Haider and Justice Jafar Ahmed passed the order following two bail petitions filed by their lawyers.Defence lawyer Barrister Ehsanur Rahman said now there is no bar to the release of the BNP leaders as both have secured bail in all the cases.
The High court granted six months’ bail to Barrister Moudud Ahmed in a case filed against him for purportedly grabbing a government house in Gulshan in the capital.
On November 8 last year, plainclothes police arrested Moudud Ahmed from the city’s Karwanbazar area as he came out of Hotel Sonargaon.
On December 17 last year, the ACC filed the case against Moudud and his brother Manzur Ahmed for grabbing the government house.
On January 21 last year, a Dhaka court showed Moudud arrested in the case.
Besides, the High Court granted bail to Khandker Mahbub Hossain in a case filed with Ramna Police Station.
Advocate Sheikh Mohammad Ali and Advocate Zainul Abedin who stood for Khandaler Mahbub Hossain said the bail order will remain in force until the disposal of the rule.
A case was filed with Ramna Police Station on March 2 last year against Khandker Mahbub Hossain on charges of vandalising vehicles, blasting cocktails and preventing police from discharging duties in Shantinagar and Malibagh areas in the city during a demonstration on the day.
On January 7, plainclothes police arrested Khandker Mahbub as soon as he came out of the Jatiya Press Club. – UNB