MP’s son Rony denied bail

DHAKA : A court here on Tuesday rejected the bail petition of Bakhtiar Alam Rony, son of Awami League MP Pinu Khan, in a case filed for reportedly shooting two people to death with his firearms in the city’s New Eskaton area, reports UNB.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Aminul Haque passed the order following a petition filed by Rony’s lawyer M Shawkat Osman.
Earlier, a court here on Saturday sent Rony to jail the case when sub-inspector of Detective Branch (DB) Dipak Kumar Das, also investigation officer of the case, produced him before the court on completion of his four-day remand.
The court fixed June 16 for hearing the bail petition.
On April 13, Rony, said to be a drug addict, allegedly opened fire on people indiscriminately near Janakantha Bhaban in New Eskaton area from his car, leaving two people-rickshaw-puller Abdul Hakim and Janakantha’s auto-rickshaw driver Yakub-injured with bullets.
Hakim succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on April 15 while Yeakub died at the hospital on April 23.