DHAKA: Detained BNP leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury Wednesday categorically said he would join the parliament if he was released on bail or any condition.
“I will join the parliament after getting release on bail or any condition if even his party does not join,” he said.
The senior parliamentarian came up with the assertion indicating State Prosecutor Ziad al Malum in ICT.
The ICT fixed Thursday to pass order on Salauddin Quader Chowdhury joining in JS.
Ziad al Malum said, “According to ICT Act 73, the accused cannot be granted bail.”
On April 16, the tribunal fixed April 29 for the prosecution to place their opening statement against the BNP leader.
On December 16 in 2010, the lawmaker was arrested in Faruq killing case.
Faruq was killed in a pre-hartal violence on June 25 evening. BNP enforced the hartal on June 26 in that year.
Later, he shown arrest on war crime charges.
On November 14 last year, the prosecution submitted formal charge sheet to the tribunal.
The prosecution submitted the 55-page formal charge sheet along with 1,275-page information and 18 Compact Discs (CD) to the tribunal.
On October 3, the prosecution received the probe report against Chowdhury.
BDST: 1845 HRS, MAY 30, 2012
Edited by:Abul Kalam Azad, Newsroom Editor/ M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor
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