A Dhaka court has granted bail to four members of voluntary organisation Odommo Bangladesh, who were arrested on suspicion of human trafficking.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Yusuf Hasan granted the bail following a petition filed by the volunteers' counsel Barrister Bibhuti Tarafdar on Monday afternoon.
The volunteers' counsel Barrister Bibhuti Tarafdar confirmed the Dhaka Tribune about the bail.
Arifur, also known as Arian Arif, Jakia Sultana, Hasibul Hasan Sabuj and Firoz Alam Khan Shuvo were arrested on September 12.
Condemnation flooded the social media platforms including Facebook since their arrest.
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The 10 children rescued from the rented flat of Odommo Bangladesh Foundation at section C of Banasree in Rampura, all aged between nine and 14, confirmed that it was their shelter home. They were picked up from the streets following close observation by the activists working for the organisation.
The organisation runs two schools for street children in Sadarghat and Agargaon areas named “Mojar Iskul” and “Pothoshishu O Amra.”
Video: Jakia on Mojar School
Courtesy: Munzurul Hasan
Since their arrest, people who donated money for Odommo Bangladesh Foundation and participated in their various programmes have urged the government to investigate the matter seriously and release the youths.