A court here on Thursday granted bail to BNP Vice-Chairman Maj (retd) Hafizuddin Ahmed and two others in a case filed with Shahbagh Police Station over Tuesday’s violence in front of the High Court.
The other BNP leaders who secured bail are- Joint Secretary General Khairul Kabir Khokon and Jatiyatabadi Hawkers’ Dal General Secretary Mokbul Hossain.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Abu Sayeed passed the order.
The court also rejected petitions of Detective Branch (DB) inspector Delwar Hossain seeking a 10-day remand for interrogating the trio.
The BNP leaders were arrested from the High Court area on Thursday morning.
According to the case statement, two policemen were injured in a clash between a group of BNP leaders and activists and police while they were staging demonstrations in front of the High Court on Tuesday seeking party’s chief Khaleda Zia’s release.
A number of vehicles were vandalised during the clash.
Later at night, MatiurRahman, sub-inspector of Shahbagh Police Station, filed the case on charge of vandalism and assault on police against 28 identified and more than 500 unidentified people in connection with the clash.