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BNP leaders Fakhrul, Khasru walk out of jail

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Published: 16:04, 15 February 2024   Update: 16:22, 15 February 2024
BNP leaders Fakhrul, Khasru walk out of jail

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has been released after serving 109 days in jail and its Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury 105 days in jail.

The two top leaders of BNP walked out of Keraniganj Central Jail on Thursday (February 15) afternoon, said their lawyer Syed Zainul Abedin Mesbah.

Earlier on February 6 last, lawyers of Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury filed petitions to courts seeking their bails.

The BNP secretary general was implicated in 11 cases centring the violence on October 28 last year in the capital and subsequent clashes. Earlier, he received bail in 10 cases. A lower court on Wednesday (February 14) granted him bail in the case related to the attack on chief justice’s residence.

On the other hand, Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury was sued in 10 cases, and he was granted bail in 9 cases. He also received bail in the case related to the attack on chief justice’s residence.

Mirza Fakhrul has been in prison for long three and a half months since his arrest on October 29 last, while Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury was arrested on October 28 in a case over the clash between police and the party activists centring the BNP’s grand rally in Dhaka.

Mesbah Aajad/AI