Six BNP leaders refused bail, sent to jail
02 November 2015, Nirapad News: A court on Sunday sent six leaders of BNP, including Jessore municipality mayor Maruful Islam, to jail after rejecting their bail petitions in a case for subversive activities.
The BNP leaders are Jessore municipality mayor and the district unit BNP president Maruful Islam, its vice-president Rafiqur Rahman Totan, organizing secretary Delwar Hossain Khokan, joint-secretary Abdus Salam, member Aninda Islam Amit, who is also son of BNP standing committee member Tariqul Islam, and councilor of ward no. 5 councilor Azizul Kamal Sweet.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Abu Ibrahim passed the order when the BNP leaders appeared before the court in the afternoon seeking bail in the case.
Shahid Iqbal, lawyers of the accused, confirmed this to reporters.
Police filed a case against them on October 5 in connection with subversive activities.