The state side has appealed to suspend the bail granted by the High Court to the party’s jailed secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and standing committee member Mirza Abbas in the case related to the clash of BNP leaders and workers with the police in Nayapaltan of the capital on December 7. This application was filed in the concerned branch of the Appellate Division on Wednesday.
Additional Attorney General SM Munir told Prothom Alo, ‘The High Court’s order granting bail to Mirza Fakhrul and Mirza Abbas has been appealed. There will be an attempt to hear the application today in the Chamber Court of the Appellate Division.
Mirza Fakhrul and Mirza Abbas applied to the High Court last Monday seeking bail in the case. On which a hearing was held in the High Court on Tuesday. Justice said about the hearing. Salim and Justice Md. The High Court bench consisting of Riaz Uddin Khan granted interim bail to them for six months along with the ruling yesterday.
After the High Court’s order yesterday, Additional Attorney General SM Munir told Prothom Alo, ‘An appeal will be made to the Chamber Court of the Appellate Division seeking to suspend the High Court’s order granting bail to Mirza Fakhrul and Mirza Abbas. This application will be made soon. Because two lakh rupees were found in the secretary general’s drawer and cocktails were found in his office. In the preliminary investigation, they are the planners and instigators, which have been mentioned in the accused’s forwarding letter.’
Earlier in the same case, the bail application of Mirza Fakhrul and Mirza Abbas was rejected three times by the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) court of Dhaka. Finally, on December 21, their bail application was rejected by the Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court. In this situation, the application for their bail was made in the relevant branch of the High Court on Monday.
The Intelligence Branch (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police conducted separate raids at the residences of Mirza Fakhrul and Mirza Abbas late on December 8. The two were first arrested and taken to the DB office on Minto Road in the capital.
On December 9, the DB officially announced, ‘They have been arrested as instigators, planners and instigators of the brutal attack on the police.’
Since then Mirza Fakhrul and Mirza Abbas are in jail.
On December 7, one person was killed in a clash between the party’s leaders and workers with the police in front of the BNP’s central office in Nayapaltan of the capital. More than fifty people were injured.
After the clash, the police raided the BNP office and arrested more than three hundred leaders and activists. In this incident, one case each in Paltan, Motijheel, Shahjahanpur Police Station and two in Ramna Police Station.