14 BNP men land in Habiganj jail

18th February, 2019 10:25:39 printer

HABIGANJ: A court here on Monday sent 14 leaders and activists of BNP, including its district unit general secretary GK Gaus and his brother, to jail in four cases filed in connection with violence on the day of the 11th national election, reports UNB.

Amjad Hossain, judge of district and sessions judge and special tribunal-1, passed the order when they appeared before the court seeking bail. The court also granted bail to 17 other accused in the cases.

The cases were filed in connection with election violence at Tetoiya Govt Pry School in Sadar upazila, JK and HK High School, Sawdagar Krishnadhan Govt Pry School and Staff Quarters Govt Pry School in the district town against BNP leaders and activists.

Among them, the 33 accused appeared before the court today and sought bail.