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Hearing on Shahidul Alam’s bail plea on Tuesday

  • Published at 09:43 pm September 3rd, 2018
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File photo: Photographer Shahidul Alam getting out of a vehicle with help from police officials while being taken to the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court for a remand hearing on Monday, August 6, 2018 Dhaka Tribune

Detectives arrested Shahidul Alam from his Dhanmondi residence on August 5 and the case was filed against him with Ramna police station on August 6

The High Court will on Tuesday hear a bail petition filed by Shahidul Alam, renowned photographer and managing director of Drik Gallery, in a case filed under the ICT Act.

The division bench of Justice Md Ruhul Quddus and Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman fixed the date on Monday following a time petition filed by Deputy Attorney General Arbinda Kumar Roy.

Barrister Sarah Hossain stood for Shahidul Alam while Arbinda Kumar Roy represented the state.

Earlier on August 29, the High Court set September 3 to hear the bail petition of Shahidul Alam in the case.

His lawyers filed the bail petition on August 28.

Detectives arrested Shahidul Alam from his Dhanmondi residence on August 5 and the case was filed against him with Ramna police station on August 6. He was also placed on a seven-day remand in the case.

Police claimed that he spread propaganda through his Facebook account during the student movement demanding safe roads which is harmful for the state.