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Assault on Journo

Ex-Jubo League leader gets bail

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 31 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Ex-Jubo League leader gets bail

A Dhaka court on Sunday granted bail to former Jubo League leader Khorshed Alam Masud in a case filed on charges of physically assaulting journalist Emdadul Haque Khan and his wife at their rented flat in the capital’s Moghbazar area.

Metropolitan Magistrate Syed Reza Noor passed the order after hearing on his bail petition. On Friday, police arrested former vice-president of Ramna unit of Juba League Masud from the capital’s Segunbagicha area. Later, a Dhaka court sent him to jail.

According to the case statement, journalist Emdad hired the flat of Masud’s wife by paying Tk 40,000 in advance. An agreement was signed between the flat owner and Emdad. As per the agreement, Emdad with his family could live in the flat for three years by paying Tk18,000 as monthly rent to the flat owner.