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BNP leader Shahadat gets bail in two sabotage cases

A Chattogram court on Monday granted bail to BNP Chattogram city unit convener Dr. Shahadat Hossain in two sabotage cases filed by the police.

The court of the 5th additional session judge Nargis Akter passed the bail order as Shahadat appealed after appearing before the court.

Shahadat’s lawyer advocate ASM Badrul Anwar said, on March 13, the court had issued an arrest warrant against Shahadat as he didn’t present before the court and submitted a time petition through his counsel.

Police filed two separate sabotage cases against the BNP leader at Chakbazar police station on November 21, 2018, on a charge of blasting cocktails at Mehedibag in the port city.

Meanwhile,district session judge Abdul Aziz Bhuiyan on Monday granted the time petition of Dr. Shahadat till May 26 in another case filed with Kotwali police station on charge of the attack on police.

Source: United News of Bangladesh