A Narayanganj court has granted bail to eight officials -- suspended over the blast at a Narayanganj mosque -- of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited.
Narayanganj Senior Judicial Magistrate Md Aftabuzzaman passed the order in presence of the eight at the court this afternoon, our local correspondent reports.
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police today produced them before the court on completion of their two-day remand today, said Asaduzzaman, inspector of the district's court police.
The court granted bail to the accused till October 28 as their lawyer submitted petitions seeking bail for them, he said.
The accused are: Fatullah Zonal Office Manager Sirajul Islam, Deputy Manager Mahmudur Rahman Rabbi, Assistant Engineer SM Hasan Shahriar, Assistant Engineer Manik Mia, Senior Supervisor Munibur Rahman Chowdhury, Senior Development Worker Ayub Ali, Assistant Hanif Mia and Ismail Pradhan, 49.
They were arrested by CID members on September 19.