Hearing deferred to Oct 31
A Dhaka court yesterday deferred until October 31 hearing on charge framing against BNP acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 28 others in connection with a blast case.
Shahbagh police filed the case against them for aiding and abetting the bombings inside the secretariat during a hartal on April 29.
Judge Mohammad Zahurul Haque of Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court passed the order after defence lawyers submitted a petition seeking an adjournment of the hearing.
In the petition, defence lawyer Advocate Sanaullah Miah told the court that seven accused including Col (retd) Oli Ahmed could not appear before it as they were busy with parliament session.
Detective Branch of police submitted the charge sheet on May 31.