Police today filed charges against Awami League lawmaker of Gaibandha-1 Manjurul Islam Liton over shooting of a 10-year-old boy in Sundarganj upazila of the district.
The charge sheet was submitted before the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate of Gaibandha around 11:00am, our correspondent reports quoting Anamul Haque, inspector of the court.
Later, the court sent case file to the chief judicial magistrate for its next course of action.
Earlier in the day, AL lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton appeared before the court seeking permanent bail in this connection. The court granted him bail and fixed May 15 for next hearing.
On October 2, the MP shot 10-year-old Shourav Mia. The next day, the boy’s father sued the lawmaker with an attempt to murder case with the Sundarganj Police Station.
Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested the AL lawmaker from Uttara area of Dhaka On October 14. The incident, back then, drew flak all over the country.