KATHMANDU: Bail hearing for suspended Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Mohammad Aftab Alam has started at Rautahat District Court on Thursday afternoon.
The bail hearing started after the court concluded recording his statement on three counts of crime. After the bail hearing, the court will determine whether or not to allow Alam to post bail and be released from police custody for the duration of his trial.
A case demanding life imprisonment against Alam was filed on Monday for three counts of crime.
The District Attorney Office, Rautahat had filed the case against Alam for the production of explosives and offenses related to the murder. The office had filed the case against 11 individuals including Alam.
10 persons including Alam have been charged with burning those injured a bomb explosion in a brick kiln. One has been accused of assisting the crime.
Alam’s cadres were reportedly making a bomb following his order and were injured when the bomb accidentally went off. Seven persons were killed in the bombing.