24,594 accused granted bail through virtual hearing
Published: 08:32 PM, 3 May 2021
Lower courts and tribunals across the country have granted bail to 24,594 accused in the last 14 working days after hearing their pleas virtually.
Supreme Court spokesperson and High Court Division Special Officer Md Saifur Rahman confirmed the matter.
He said the lower courts and tribunals across the country in the last 14 working days have disposed of 45,227 bail pleas and granted bail to 24,594 accused.
“Of the total accused those who were granted bail in the last 14 days, 308 were juvenile,” the sources said.
The lower courts and tribunals on May 2 disposed of 3,700 bail pleas and granted bail to 1,721 accused,” he added.