The High Court today granted bail to Barrister Mainul Hosein in a case filed against him on defamation charges.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Tofazzal Hossain passed the order after Barrister Mainul appeared before the court.
Bench assistant Md Pulok Hossain confirmed the matter to The Business Standard.
Barrister Mainul was sued by several people after he made derogatory remarks against female journalist Masuda Vatti. He was later arrested.
He made the comment on a talk show on the private television channel Ekattor TV, triggering widespread criticism across the country.