4 students denied bail once again
Four private university students were denied bail again yesterday in two cases filed over vandalism and attacks on policemen during student protests for safe road.
Of them, Tariqul Islam and Redwan Ahmed stand accused in a case filed with Badda Police Station, while Masad Mortuza Bin Ahad and Azizul Karim are accused in a case lodged with Bhatara Police Station.
Defence for the four told the court that their clients were implicated in the cases as part of a conspiracy to harass them, adding that they should be granted bail.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Pronab Kumar Hui passed the order after their lawyers moved two separate petitions seeking bail in the cases.
On August 9, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Sikder denied bail to 22 private university students, including the four, in the two cases.
The court also ordered to send them to jail after they were produced before the court on completion of their two-day remand in the cases.
On August 7, another Dhaka court placed each of them on a two-day remand.
The arrestees are students of East West University, North South University, South East University and Brac University.