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Evidence recorded in Salahuddin case

BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed on the court premises in Shillong on Thursday. Picture by UB Photos

Shillong, July 30: A lower court today started recording the evidence from witnesses as a part of the trial of former Bangladesh MP and leader of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Salahuddin Ahmed.

Though the court fixed for recording of evidence from two witnesses, only one of them appeared.

There are around 11 witnesses, including police and doctors.

"The court recorded the evidence produced by the witness and the lawyers from both sides examined the evidence," sources said.

The court has fixed August 19 as the next date for recording of evidence from the listed witnesses.

On July 22, the court has formally framed the charges against Ahmed under Section 14 of the Foreigners Act, 1946, for surfacing in India (Shillong) without valid documents.

Ahmed, the joint secretary of the BNP, was found moving aimlessly in the Golf Links area here on May 11. The Meghalaya police arrested him for entering a foreign country allegedly without valid documents.

Earlier, Ahmed had claimed that he was kidnapped in Bangladesh and did not know about how he was brought to Shillong.


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