Shimul Biswas asked to surrender within two weeks

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Shamsur Rahman Shimul Biswas. UNB File PhotoThe High Court on Monday directed Shamsur Rahman Shimul Biswas, special assistant to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, to surrender within the next two weeks before the lower court in a case filed for obstructing law enforcers from discharging their duties, reports UNB.

The HC bench of justice Jahangir Hossain and justice Md Riaz Uddin Khan passed the order after Shimul Biswas sought bail in the case. He filed the bail application on 7 July.

Senior lawyer Khandakar Mahbub Hossain and Masud Rana stood for Shimul Biswas and deputy attorney general Jahid Sarwar Kajal represented the state.

The case was filed on 16 November, 2017 with Shahbagh police station on charge of obstructing the law enforcers from discharging their duties while the BNP chairperson was on her way to a Dhaka court in a case filed against her.

Lawyer Masud Rana said the name of Shimul Biswas was included in the charge-sheet of the case on 20 November, 2018.

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