BNP leader Ishraque Hossain sent to jail


A Dhaka court on Wednesday ordered to send BNP leader Ishraque Hossain to jail following his arrest from the city’s Motijheel area today in an arson case filed with Motijheel Police Station in November 2020.

Metropolitan Magistrate Tamanna Farah passed the order in the afternoon.

Motijheel police produced Ishraque before the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) court on an arrest warrant in a Motijheel police station case.

Ishraque’s lawyer applied for bail in court. Following the hearing, the judge rejected bail and passed the ordered to send him to jail.

Earlier, Ishraque Hossain was arrested from Motijheel area at about 11 am today, said deputy commissioner (Motijheel Division) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Md Abdul Ahad.