The Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court in Dhaka on Sunday rejected a petition of acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam seeking to reschedule the hearing of his bail petition from September 11 in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology Act 2006.
The court chaired by Imrul Kayes rejected the petition.
On August 14, Shahidul’s defence counsel Zayedur Rahman filed the bail petition before the court of Imrul Kayes who set September 11 for hearing the petition.
Mentioning that Shahidul’s physical condition was not suitable for staying in jail custody, the defence counsel requested the court to set a new hearing date.
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