Court grants bail to two TV journalistsNew Age Online
A Dhaka metropolitan Magistrate Court on Monday granted bail to two TV journalists of a private television channel in a case filed with Kamrangirchar police station under the explosive substances act.
Dhaka metropolitan Magistrate Tariq Mainul Islam Bhuiyan passed the order after the hearing.
The accused RTV staff correspondent Tanzib Rony and cameraperson Prashanta Modak were produced before the court during the hearing.
A Dhaka court on Sunday granted remand to quiz Rony and Prashanta in police custody. They were beaten by Awami Juba League members and handed over to the police, for interrogation.
At about 7:30am on Sunday the opposition activists tried to bring out a procession front in front of a local hospital at Kamrangirchar. The pickets, however, left the spot immediately after explosion of two crude bombs and the journalists were taking footage of the scene, the witnesses said.
They were beaten by the activists of the ruling Awami League-backed youth organisation there while they were covering the 72-hour blockade enforced by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance.
The two journalists were detained at the Kamrangirchar police station for seven hours and then a shopkeeper filed a case against 15 people including Rony and Prashanta for the explosions.
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