Rashedul Islam, Rupganj (Narayanganj): Alhaj Tofail Ahmed Almach, chairman of Murapara Union Parishad in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj and adviser to Rupganj upazila press club, has been granted eight-week interim bail in the murder case.
The order was passed by a bench of High Court judges Mostafa Zaman and KM Zahid Sarwar on Thursday. Advocate Yusuf Ahmed Humayun and Advocate Jasmine Sultana represented the accused. Supporters of Tofail Ahmed Almas have rejoiced in the news in Machimpur, Mangalkhali, Gandharbpur, Darikandi and Ganganagar of Murapara.
Note that on June 1, Solaiman Mia (36), accused in 10/12 cases including murder, torture, robbery and extortion, was killed in a mass beating in Murapara area. Due to political vengeance and previous hostility, the people of the opposition nominated Alhaj Tofail Ahmed Almach, the elected chairman of the Awami League, as the accused in the murder case.