POST TIME: 4 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Hearing on Shahidul Alam’s bail plea today

Hearing on Shahidul Alam’s bail plea today

The High Court will now hear today a bail petition filed by Shahidul Alam, renowned photographer and Managing Director of Drik Gallery, in a case filed under the ICT Act, reports UNB. An HC bench of Justice Md Ruhul Quddus and Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman fixed the date on Monday following a time petition filed by Deputy Attorney General Arbinda Kumar Roy. Barrister Sarah Hossain stood for Shahidul Alam while Arbinda Kumar Roy represented the state.

Earlier on August 29, the High Court set September 3 to hear the bail petition of Shahidul Alam in the case. His lawyers filed the bail petition on August 28. Detectives arrested Shahidul Alam from his Dhanmondi residence on August 5 and the case was filed against him with Ramna Police Station on August 6. He was also placed on a seven-day remand in the case.