Dhaka, November 18: The High Court on Sunday granted an eight-week anticipatory bail to BNP Sanding committee member Mirza Abbas and his wife Afroza Abbas, president of Jatiyatabadi Mohila Dal, in three cases filed with Paltan Police Station.The HC bench of Justice Rezaul Haque and Justice Zafar Ahmed granted the bail when they appeared before the court and sought bail for them in the three cases.
Earlier, three cases were filed with Paltan Police Station on charges of vandalism, arson attack and obstructing police from discharging their duties during Wednesday’s violence in front of BNP’s Nayapaltan Central Office.
At least 65 people were shown arrested in the three cases.
The cases have been transferred to Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).
At least 50 people, including 23 policemen, were injured in a clash between BNP leaders and activists and law enforcers in front of the party’s Nayapaltan central office on the third day of the party’s nomination form sale.