Barrister Mainul denied bail in Rangpur

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Rangpur, November 04: A Rangpur court has rejected the bail petition of Jatiya Oikyafront leader Barrister Mainul Hossain in a defamation case filed in Rangpur.

Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Arifa Yesmean Mukta passed the order on Sunday.

Barrister Mainul was arrested on October 22 from the home of Jatiya Oikyafront leader, ASM Abdur Rab.

On October 23, the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate sent barrister Mainul Hosein to jail after rejecting his bail petition in a defamation case.

On October 16, Mainul made derogatory comments about female journalist Masuda Bhatti on a talk show of private television channel 71, which triggered a social media storm.