Provide division to Shahidul in jail: HC

6 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

The High Court on Wednesday directed the authorities concerned to provide first-class division to photographer Shahidul Alam in jail, reports UNB.

A bench of Justice Borhanuddin and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order after hearing a writ petition filed by Shahidul’s lawyer Sarah Hossain.

Sarah said they earlier filed the writ petition with a lower court seeking first-class division and the court ordered taking proper steps as per the jail code.

“But Shahidul was not provided with the division facility in jail despite the court order. So, we filed the writ petition again with the High Court,” Sarah.

The HC ordered the Home Secretary and the Inspector General of Prison to take necessary steps in this regard.