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03:18 PM, January 02, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:31 PM, January 02, 2018

Comilla court orders Khaleda’s arrest for arson

A Comilla court today issued arrest warrant against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and 48 other activists and leader of the party over an arson case of 2015.

District Additional Judicial Magistrate Joynab Begum floated the arrest warrant after taking the charges against them into cognisance, our local correspondent reports.

The case’s defence lawyer Najmus Sadat said the judge accepted the charge sheet, produced by Md Nuruzzaman, a sub-inspector at Chauddagram Police Station, today.

Charges were pressed against 68 people in the lawsuit, filed on February 3, 2015, over death of eight people in arson in Chauddagram during a countrywide political violence.

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