Edited By: Musa Ahmed

Desk Editor (English)

SC directs Dhaka metropolitan magistrate to give back Manna’s passport

24 Aug, 2017 16:31:00

The Appellate Division on Thursday asked the chief metropolitan magistrate of Dhaka to give back the passport of Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna for three months to facilitate his treatment in abroad.

A three-member bench led by chief justice SK Sinha also asked Manna to give back the passport to the CMM within seven days after his coming back home from abroad.

The apex court directed the chief after hearing an appeal filed by Manna seeking to return his passport he had submitted it to the CMM on the court order on November 18, 2016.

The Appellate Division had given bail to Manna on condition that he would surrender his passport to the CMM, his lawyer Shahdeen Malik told New Age.

Earlier, December 18, 2016, Mahmudur Rahman Manna was released on bail from jail, 22 months of his detention in two cases.

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