224 BNP leaders and activists including Fakhrul and Abbas have not been granted bail
Dhaka, December 13: BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 224 leaders and activists have been denied bail by the court in the case filed at Paltan police station in connection with the clash with the police in Nayapaltan of the capital. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shafi Uddin's court gave this order on Monday (December 12).
Earlier on Sunday, the defense lawyers applied for special bail in the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court of Dhaka. The court fixed Monday for the bail hearing.
Some of the notables who applied for bail are Standing Committee member Mirza Abbas, Dhaka Metropolitan North BNP convener Md A Chalam, Publicity Secretary Shahid Uddin Anyi, former MP Md Fazlul Haque Milan, Joint Secretary General Khairul Kabir Khokon and former MP Salim Reza Habib.
BNP leaders and activists clashed with the police in front of the BNP central office in Nayapaltan on the afternoon of December 7. One person was shot and died. Many were injured. Later, when the BNP office was raided, the police said that many cocktails were found there.
Mizanur Rahman, sub-inspector of Paltan police station filed a case as plaintiff in this incident. Names of 473 people were named in the case and 150 to 2000 BNP leaders and workers were accused. This case shows the arrest of top leaders of BNP including Mirza Fakhrul, Mirza Abbas.