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BNP leader Milon denied bail in 14 cases

 Chandpur Correspondent

 Published: 10:16 PM, 26 November 2018   Updated: 10:16 PM, 26 November 2018

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Two separate courts here on Monday rejected the bail petitions of BNP leader and former state minister for education ANM Ehsanul Haque Milon in connection with 14 cases filed under the Special Powers Act.

Additional District and Session's Judge Sarwar Alam turned down the bail petitions in12 cases when his lawyer filed those.

Besides, Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Syed Mohammad Kausar Yusuf denied bail to the BNP leader in two other cases.

Detectives in a drive arrested Milon from a house at Chawkbazar area in Chttogram city on November 23.

A Chandpur court sent him to jail in three separate cases on the same day.

The BNP leader remained fugitive since 2015. Several charges, including murder, extortion, obstructing police from discharging duties, arson and vandalism, were brought against him during the anti-government movement and cases were filed under the Special Powers Act.