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HC grants interim bail to 7 trade union leaders 


Thursday 05 April, 2018 04:04:44 pm

HC grants interim bail to 7 trade union leaders 

Dhaka, Apr 5 (UNB) – The High Court on Thursday granted interim bail to seven leaders of Trade Union Centre (TUC) of garments workers in a case filed over attacking and assaulting officials and employees of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on January 31.

The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Sahidul Karim passed the order.

The seven leaders are-- TUC general secretary Joly Talukder, organizing secretary K M Mintu, international secretary Monjur Moin, Bangladesh Communist Party (CPB) central committee member Sajedur Rahman Shamim,TUC Gazipur district unit general secretary Jalal Howlader, Savar-Ashulia unit president Lutfor Rahman and TUC central committee member Mohammad Shahjahan.

Earlier on April 1, a Dhaka court sent them to jail after rejecting their bail in the case.

On January 31, major (retd) Rafiqul Islam, additional secretary (administration) of BGMEA, filed an attempt to murder case with Ramna Police Station against 100/150 people mentioning 12 names during a clash between garment workers and employees of Bangladesh Garments Manufacturing Export Association (BGMEA) in Karwan Bazar.