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Helena Jahangir gets bail in Telecommunications Act case

  • Published at 04:45 pm August 17th, 2021
Helena Jahangir
File photo of businessperson Helena Jahangir Collected

She is also accused in several other cases

A Dhaka court on Tuesday granted bail to businessperson-turned-politician Helena Jahangir in a case filed under the Telecommunication Act.

Metropolitan Magistrate Abu Sufiyan Mohammed Noman passed the order after hearing her bail petition in the case filed at Pallabi police station.

Law enforcers arrested Helena during a raid at her Gulshan residence in the capital on August 3.

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During the raid, RAB had seized a huge quantity of liquor, poker equipment, walkie-talkies, foreign currencies, and knives from there.

She was also accused of running illegal IPTV, spreading false information, extortion, and other illegal activities.

Helena is also facing charges in cases filed under the Digital Security Act, Narcotics Control Act, Wildlife Protection Act and the Special Powers Act.

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On July 25, Helena had lost her membership of the Awami League subcommittee on women affairs for her involvement with the Awami Chakrijibi League, an organization with no affiliation with the ruling party. 

She was also removed from the adviser post of Awami League’s Comilla district unit.