Probashbangla24 online Desk : BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday filed a bail petition with the High Court in a case filed under Special Power Act over torching a covered van in Chouddagram upazila in Cumilla in 2015.
Khaleda’s lawyer Advocate Kaisar Kamal filed the petition with the concerned bench of the High Court on behalf of Khaleda,
The petition also sought cancellation of a Comilla court order that denied her bail plea in the case.
Earlier on September 13, Judge KM Shamsul Alam of the District and Session’s Judge Court in Comilla denied her bail in the case.
On January 25, 2015, a covered van was set on fire at Haiderpool of Chouddagram municipality on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway.
The following day, Sub-inspector Nuruzzaman of Chouddagram Police Station filed a case against the BNP Chairperson and 31 other leaders and activists of the party over the incident. reports the UNB