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Arrest warrant issued against Khaleda

 Comilla Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 04:21 PM, 2 January 2018   Updated: 01:07 PM, 10 January 2018

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A court of Comilla has issued arrest warrant aganist BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and 54 other leaders and activists of her party in a murder case filed over the 2015 arson attack on a bus in Chouddagram upazila.

Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Joynab Begum Today issued the warrant after accepting the chargesheet in the case.

Eight people were killed and at least 20 people were injured when miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at a bus at Jogmohanpur in Chouddagram upazila during BNP-led alliance`s movement on February 3 in 2015.

Two separate cases - one under the Explosive Substances Act and another for murder - were filed against 56 people, including Khaleda Zia.

Later, sub-inspector Nururzzaman filed the murder case against 77 people including BNP Chairperson.

Firoz Ahmed, inspector of detective branch of police and also investigation officer of the case, submitted the chargesheet accusing 69 people.

A Comilla court ordered the arrest of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and 54 other leaders and activists of her party in the case filed under the Explosive Substances Act over the 2015 arson attack on a bus in Chouddagram upazila October 9, 2017 last.

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