The Appellate Division on Thursday stayed till July 1 the permanent bail granted by the High Court to former Awami League MP from Tangail-3 (Ghatail) Amanur Rahman Khan Rana in a case filed over the killing of two Jubo League leaders.
Chamber judge Justice Md Nuruzzaman passed the order after hearing on a petition and sent it to the full bench of the Appellate Division for further hearing.
Barrister Monsurul Haque Chowdhury stood for the petitioner while Attorney General Mahbubey Alam and Deputy Attorney General Dr Md Bashir Ullah represented the state.
The High Court on Wednesday granted permanent bail to Rana in the case.
Abductions and murders
Baghil union Jubo League leaders Mohammad Shamim and Mohammad Mamun went missing on July 16, 2012 in the district town.
The following day, Shamim's mother filed a general diary with Tangail Sadar police station.
Later, police arrested several suspects over the incident when two of the arrestees - Shahadat Hossain, 16 and Hiron Mia, 27 -- revealed that both of the Jubo League leaders had been murdered as the order of MP Rana.
Rana surrendered to the Tangail additional district and session's judge court on September 18, 2016 ending his 22-month fugitive run in the freedom fighter murder case.
The AL leader went into 'hiding' after he was accused of killing freedom fighter and member of district unit AL Faruk Ahmed.
On January 18, 2013, the Awami League leader was shot dead in front of his residence in the district town.
Later, Faruk's wife Nahar Ahmed filed a case in this connection.
Fourteen people, including four brothers of Tangail's influential Khan family, were made accused in the murder case.