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BNP leader Hafiz gets bail

Published: October 13, 2019 19:28:24 | Updated: October 14, 2019 13:03:46


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.

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