Shahidul seeks bail; Hearing next week
Published : Wednesday, 29 August, 2018 at 5:44 PM Count : 226
Shahidul Alam, Managing Director of Drik Gallery and Chairman of Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, has submitted a bail petition with the High Court in a case filed under the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Act.
An HC bench of Justice Md Ruhul Quddus and Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman on Wednesday fixed next week to hear the bail petition.
Barrister Sarah Hossain stood for Alam while Barrister Joytirmoy Barua also was present.
Earlier on Tuesday they filed a petition seeking bail for Shahidul Alam.
UNB adds : Alam, was picked up from his Dhanmondi home on August 5 and the case was filed against him with Ramna Police Station on August 6.
Alam was also placed on a seven-day remand in the case. Police claimed that he was spreading propaganda through his Facebook during the student movement demanding safe road which is harmful for the state.