Jatrabari arson case

Shawkat Mahmud gets HC bail

The High Court grants ad-interim bail to former president of Jatiya Press Club Shawkat Mahmud for six months in two vandalism and arson cases, clearing his way for getting release from jail.

April 3, 2016
April 3, 2016

Khaleda to surrender before court Apr 5, lawyer says

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will surrender before a Dhaka court and seek bail in a case filed for an arson attack on a passenger bus in the capital's Jatrabari in January last year.

December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015

Shawkat Mahmud gets HC bail

The High Court grants ad-interim bail to former president of Jatiya Press Club Shawkat Mahmud for six months in two vandalism and arson cases, clearing his way for getting release from jail.

August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015

Journalist Shawkat Mahmud arrested

Days into the arrest of Faridpur journalist Probir Sikdar, police detain journalist Shawkat Mahmud while attending a programme in Dhaka.

August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015

SC stays Rizvi’s bail

The Supreme Court stays bail to BNP leader Rizvi Ahmed in a case filed over a petrol bomb attack on a bus in Dhaka’s Jatrabari.

May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015

Khaleda charged with Jatrabari arson attack

Detectives press charges against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and 37 others for the January 23 arson attack at Jatrabari that left one killed and 31 burnt.

May 6, 2015
May 6, 2015

Khaleda charged with Jatrabari arson attack

Detectives press charges against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and 37 others for Jatrabari arson attack on January 23 that killed a person and burned 27 others.