Mirza Abbas freed on bail
BNP Standing Committee member Mirza Abbas was released on bail yesterday after serving jail for about three months.
Former minister Abbas, under treatment in police custody at the city's BIRDEM hospital, was released at about 5:00pm, said the party leaders.
His wife Afroza Abbas told reporters that he would stay in the hospital for a few days for medical treatment.
Police arrested Mirza Abbas from city's Shahjahanpur area in the capital during the countrywide hartal on June 27 called by the main opposition party BNP.
The Supreme Court (SC) yesterday upheld a High Court order granting bail to former minister Mirza Abbas in a murder case.