MP Liton denied bail again
A Gaibandha court today rejected the bail petition of Manjurul Islam Liton, Awami League lawmaker from Gaibandha-1 constituency, for the third time in a case over shooting a minor boy.
Additional chief judicial magistrate Moynul Hasan Yousuf rejected the bail prayer after hearing petitions in two cases filed by Liton’s lawyer Sirajul Islam over shooting the minor boy and vandalism in Sundarganj upazila this noon.
Meanwhile, the court granted him bail in the vandalism and looting case.
Earlier on October 25, the court rejected his bail prayer.
On October 2, minor boy Sourav, 8, son of Sazu Miah of Gopalcharan village in Sundarganj upazila, suffered wounds to both his legs with bullets allegedly fired by MP Liton.
Sazu filed an attempted murder case against Liton on the following day. Liton remained ‘on the run’ since the incident.
Another case was filed against him on October 8 on charge of vandalism and looting.
On October 14, a team of Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested Liton from Uttara area in Dhaka.
A court sent Liton to jail on October 15 rejecting his bail and remand pleas in the cases.