Amir Khosru freed from Chattogram jail on bail

BNP standing committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury has been released on bail from the central jail here in a case filed under the ICT Act.

He walked out of the jail at 7:30 am on Monday, said Proshanto Kumar Banik, senior jailer of the jail.The bail order reached the jail on Sunday.Earlier on November 4, The High Court granted bail to Khosru in the case. Chattogram city unit Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) acting general secretary Zakaria Dastagir filed the case under sections 57 (2) of ICT Act and 15 (3) of the Special Powers Act with Kotwali police station on August 4.

The case was filed after reported audio clip of telephonic conversation between the BNP leader and an unknown boy for intensifying the student movement, erupted after the death of two students in a road accident in the capital, went viral on Facebook and YouTube.

source: UNB