The High Court (HC) has granted six months' bail to suspended UP Chairman Mahmudul Alam Babu, who is the prime accused in Jamalpur's journalist Golam Rabbani Nadim murder case.
The HC bench of Justice Md Jahangir Hossain and Justice Mohammad Showkat Ali Chowdhury passed the order following a petition filed by Babu seeking bail in the case.
However, the suspended UP Chairman Babu is currently in jail.
Banglanews24.com Jamalpur district correspondent Nadim, 42, died on June 15, a day after he was attacked and injured allegedly by some supporters of a chairman Babu in Bakshiganj.
Later, a case was filed against Mahmudul Alam Babu, chairman of Sadhurpara Union Parishad, and 21 others over their alleged involvement in the killing of Golam Rabbani Nadim.
Nadim's wife Monira Begum filed the case with Bakshiganj Police Station on June 17.
She mentioned the names of 22 individuals and 20-25 others as unknown assailants in the case, Banglanews correspondent reported.
BDST: 2119 HRS, SEP 19, 2023