Court denies bail to Shahidul Alam

MNA National Desk: A Dhaka court on Tuesday denied bail to acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam arrested in an ICT case, reported news agency.

Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Kayes passed the order after a hearing on bail petition for Shahidul.

Barrister Sara Hossain and Ehsanul Haque Samaji stood for Shahidul while PP Abdullah for the prosecution.

The High Court yesterday ordered to dispose of the bail plea of Drik Gallery managing director Shahidul Alam in a lower court by Tuesday.

Shahidul Alam, also founder of Pathshala and the South-Asian Media Institute, was arrested on August 5 on charges of spreading rumours during a student movement for safer road in Dhaka.


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