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Nayeemul Abrar death: Anisul Hoque, 4 others get bail

  • Published at 12:46 pm September 3rd, 2020
File photo of Nayeemul Abrar, who was electrocuted during a program of Kishor Alo at the Dhaka Residential Model School and College sports ground on November 1, 2019 Collected

The order to confiscate their properties has also been withdrawn

A Dhaka court has granted bail to Kishor Alo Editor Anisul Hoque and four others in a case filed over the death of Dhaka Residential Model College student Nayeemul Abrar Rahat.

Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jashim passed the order on Thursday.

Earlier in the day, the accused surrendered before the court and appealed for bail through their lawyer.

Lawyer Proshanto Kumar Sinha stood for them before the court. 

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The other accused who secured bail are Mahitul Alam, senior assistant editor of Kishor Alo, Kabir Bakul, head of events and activation, and Shah Paran Tushar and Shuvashish Pramanik, assistants of the events of the magazine.

The court also ordered to withdraw the earlier order regarding the confiscation of their (the five accused) properties.

On Wednesday, the same court passed the order to confiscate properties of the five accused.

On November 1 last year, ninth grader Nayeemul Abrar Rahat died after being electrocuted behind the stage at an event organized by the Kishor Alo, a publication of the Prothom Alo, at Dhaka Residential Model College.

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Later, the student was taken to the Universal Medical College Hospital in Mohakhali where doctors declared him dead.

On November 6, 2019, the victim’s father Mujibur Rahman filed a case with Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court accusing Kishor Alo Editor Anisul and others for his son’s death.

Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman is one of the accused and is currently on bail.

On January 16, Inspector Abdul Alim of Mohammadpur police station submitted an investigation report accusing 10 people of negligence which led to the death.