BNP Vice-Chairman Major (retd) Hafiz Uddin Ahmed secured bail from a court in Dhaka on Sunday in a case filed under the Digital Security Act.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Atiqul Islam granted the bail upon a bond Tk 10,000, reports UNB.
The court also fixed November 11 for the next hearing in the case after rejecting the remand petition filed by the sub-inspector of Pallabi Police Station Nure Alam, also the investigation officer (IO) of the case.
The IO sought a seven-day remand for him.
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested BNP Vice-Chairman Major (retd) Hafiz Uddin Ahmed from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday evening after he arrived here from Singapore, in connection with a case filed under the Digital Security Act.
Later, the elite force members handed him over to Pallabi Police Station.