A Dhaka court on Wednesday rejected the bail petition of seven students and activists arrested after a protest rally on Friday over the death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed.
They were arrested in a case filed over assaulting policemen and preventing them from discharging their duties following the protest rally in Shahbagh.
Metropolitan Magistrate Md Abu Sayeed rejected the bail prayers after their lawyers submitted separate petitions.
The arrested are - Tamjid Haider, Nozir Amir Chowdhury Joy, ASM Tanjimur Rahman, Md Akib Ahmed, Md Arafat Saad, Nazifa Jannat and Joyoti Chakravarty.
Writer Mushtaq died in Kashimpur High-Security Jail on February 25 after nearly 10 months in pre-trial detention.
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