BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has filed a petition with the High Court seeking bail in a case filed over vandalising Chief Justice's residence during a BNP rally on October 28.
Advocate Sagir Hossain Leon filed the petition on behalf of Fakhrul with the concerned bench of the High Court on Sunday.
The HC bench of Justice Md Selim and Justice Shahed Nuruddin will hear the petition.
Advocate Gazi Kamrul Islam Sajal, leader of Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Forum, said the petition will be included in the court's schedule tomorrow. The hearing date will be determined later.
Earlier on November 22, Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court rejected the bail petition of the BNP secretary general in the same case.
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On October 29, police filed a case with Ramna Police Station on charges of vandalism and attack on the Chief Justice's residence during a BNP rally on October 28.
Apart from Mirza Fakhrul, 59 leaders and activists, including BNP standing committee member Mirza Abbas, were accused in the case.
The BNP secretary general was arrested in the case on October 29. Later, a bail petition was filed with the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka. The court sent him to jail rejecting his bail petition.