Assistant attorney general M Saiful Alam appeared in court for the hearing for the prosecution.

Lawyers Baset Majumdar and Sayeed Ahmed appeared on behalf of Nixon. Sayeed Ahmed told Prothom Alo that the state had appealed to the High Court against the bail order. The Chamber court issued a no-order and so the High Court's anticipatory bail granted by the High Court remained intact.

The election commission on 15 October filed a case against the independent member of parliament of the Faridpur-4 seat. The commission charged him with violating the election code of conduct as well as threatening and abusing government officials during the 10 October Charbhadrashan upazila parishad chairman by-elections.

Senior district election officer Nawabul Islam was plaintiff in the case. He had been the returning officer in the Charbhadrashan by-polls.

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