Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader granted bail (with conditions) for unlawful entry into India


Bangladesh National Party leader Salahuddin Ahmed who was arrested for entering the India without valid documents has been granted bail by a lower court in Meghalaya. Though the BNP spokesperson has been granted bail but it comes with certain conditions. Ahmed has been asked not to leave from his local address of residence until the trial is over.

Ahmed, was arrested on May 11 from Golf Link area in Shillong and charged under Section 14 of the Foreigners Act. His bail was granted after his wife and another local furnished a bond of Rs two lakh.

Ahmed’s counsel S P Mahanta said, “My client (Salahuddin Ahmed) was granted bail but with strict conditions.”

East Khasi Hills SP M Kharkrang, has also confirmed the news to Janta Ka Reporter and stated that the bail was granted by Additional Deputy Commission (Judicial) B Mawrie but Ahmed has been asked not to leave the jurisdiction of the court and to report to the concerned Superintendent of Police once a week until the trial is over.

At present, Ahmed is undergoing treatment at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences.