Monday, June 18, 2018 | ePaper

Mohila Dal President, Secy granted HC bail

  • Print
Staff Reporter :
The High Court (HC) on Monday granted anticipatory bail for eight weeks to Jatiyatabadi Mohila Dal President Afroza Abbas and its Secretary General Sultana Ahmed in three violence cases.
The HC also asked the two leaders to surrender before the lower court concerned after their bail period expires.
The Bench of Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice Krishna Debnath passed the order after hearing three separate petitions
 filed by Afroza and Sultana seeking bail in the cases.
The cases were filed with Ramna Police Station on charges of preventing police from discharging their duties during an agitation enforced by BNP-led alliance on February 8 when a Dhaka court sentenced BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to five years' imprisonment in Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case.

More News For this Category

Moon sighting body meets today

UNB, Dhaka :The National Moon-Sighting Committee will sit on Friday evening to decide the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.The meeting will be held at the

Help remittance-receiving families build future: IFAD

UNB, Dhaka :President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Gilbert F Houngbo on Thursday called for continued efforts to help remittance-receiving families build a sustainable future for

Saudi expat found dead in Sylhet

UNB, Sylhet :The body of a Saudi expatriate was recovered from a paddy field in Guptapara village of Osmaninagar upazila on Wednesday night.The deceased was identified as Masuk Mia,

War crime witness Sumon found dead

War crime witness Sumon found dead

Staff Reporter :Police on Thursday morning recovered the slit-throat body of Sumon Zahid, 52, a witness of war crime case and son of martyred journalist Selina Parvin, on the

Many more leave city as mass exodus continues

UNB, Dhaka :The frenzied rush of home-goers reached its peak in the city on Thursday, the last working day before Eid-ul-Fitr as thousands of people headed for their village

Trump-Kim summit to overcome tension: Dhaka

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh has welcomed the historic Summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which has generated 'momentum' to overcome long-drawn tensions. The joint

BD for peaceful, efficient use of ocean resources

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh has laid emphasis on the peaceful use of the oceans, the equitable and efficient utilization of the resources, the conservation of the living resources and the

All sans one fail to come into operation

UNB, Dhaka :All but one furnace oil (HFO)-fired fast track private power plant projects, hurriedly undertaken on emergency basis as part of crisis management mechanism last year, failed to

5 killed in Road accidents

UNB, Dhaka :Five people were killed in separate road accidents in Rangpur and Gaibandha districts on Thursday.In Rangpur, three motorcyclists were killed when a motorbike plunged into a roadside

Eid Mubarak!

Eid Mubarak!

Abdul Muqit Chowdhury :The night preceding Holy Eid-ul-Fitr has a special grace and significance. It is the night to be ready to welcome Eid-ul-Fitr, the festival of joy. 'Eid-night'