The High Court on Wednesday turned down the bail petition filed by AJM Shamsuzzoha, personal assistant of prime accused Abdul Kader Khan in Awami League parliament member Manjurul Islam Liton killing case.
The HC bench of Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Justice SM Mozibur Rahman made it ‘out of list’ from the cause list during the hearing.
Advocate Joynul Abedin and Advocate Shahidul stood for Shamsuzzoha while deputy attorney general Mohammad Bashirullah represented the state.
Ruling party parliament member Manjurul Islam Liton for Gaibandha 1 constituency was gunned down by assailants at his village home in Masterpara in Sundarganj upazila on December 31, 2016.
On February 26, 2017, Jatiya Party parliament member for Gaibandha 1 Abdul Kader Khan confessed before a Gaibandha court to his involvement in the killing. Detectives arrested him at house residence at Rahmannagar in Bogura on February 21, that year.
Following Kader’s statement, police arrested Kader’s personal assistant AJM Shamsuzzoha in this connection.