KUMILLA: A district court rejected bail for BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed over an arson attack in Kumilla during an anti-government movement in 2015.
The court also fixed April 23 for the next hearing.
Kumilla District & Sessions Judge Jesmin Ara Begum passed the order Monday (April 16).
Earlier, Khaleda’s lawyers filed an appeal seeking interim bail for the BNP chief, Advocate Kazi Nazmus Sadat told Banglanews.
On February 3, 2015, a case was filed with Chauddagram Police Station in Comilla after seven people were killed and 25 others were injured in a petrol bomb attack on a bus.
Earlier, the lawyers were rejected bail for Khaleda on April 10, at a court of senior judicial magistrate.
On February 3, 2015, the case was filed with Chauddagram Police Station in Kumilla as eight people were killed in a petrol bomb attack on a bus.
BDST: 1802 HRS, APR 16, 2018