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SC stays HC bail to Irfan Selim

Saleque Sufi |
Update: 2021-03-28 14:33:06
SC stays HC bail to Irfan Selim

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday stayed for four weeks the bail of Irfan Selim, son of Awami League leader Haji Selim, in a case filed over assaulting a Navy officer in October last year.

Vacation chamber bench of the Appellate Division, Chamber judge Justice Obaidul Hassan issued the order after hearing a petition.

On March 18, the High Court bench of Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Justice Md Badruzzaman granted the bail to Irfan Selim in the case.

The HC on January 27 issued a rule asking why Erfan would not be given bail and also asked the authorities concerned to explain it within two weeks.

The same day, the lawyers informed the court that Erfan Salim filed a petition with the HC failing to get bail in lower court in the case.

Suspended councilor Erfan was also cleared from drug and arms charges on January 5.

Erfan and Zahidul Mollah were arrested after a case was filed against him on charge of reportedly attacking Lt Wasif Ahmed Khan of Bangladesh Navy in Dhanmondi area of the capital on October 25 last year.

BDST: 1431 HRS, MAR 28, 2021

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