Lower courts allow bail to 69,655 through virtual hearing

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DHAKA, June 19, 2021 (BSS) – Lower courts and tribunals across the country
in the last 46 working days, have granted bail to 69,655 people after hearing
their pleas virtually.

Confirming the matter to BSS, Supreme Court spokesperson and High Court
Division Special Officer Md Saifur Rahman said the lower courts and tribunals
across the country in the last 46 working days from 12 April to 17 June have
disposed of 1,37,330 bail pleas and allowed bail to 69,655 accused.

Among the bailed persons, a total number of 1,160 were juveniles, he
added.

The lower courts and tribunals on June 17 disposed of 2,694 bail pleas and
allowed bail to 1,372 accused.