The High Court on Monday stayed for three months a Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) decision fining Arambagh Krira Sangha Tk3 million for the vandalism of the BFF House by its supporters.
An HC bench comprising of Justice Zubayer Rahman Chowdhury and Justice Md Khasruzzaman also asked the BFF to allow the football club to play in the Bangladesh Championship League.
At the same time, the court issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain why the BFF decision fining Arambagh KS should not be declared illegal. The rule is returnable within two weeks.
The youth and sports secretary, National Sports Council chairman, BFF general secretary and Professional League chairman have been made respondents to the rule.
Earlier on December 31, the BFF fined the sports club Tk3 million for vandalism, asking it to pay the by February 5, in default, to face a one-year ban from all kinds of football activities.
The decision came at an emergency meeting of the BFF executive committee chaired by BFF president Kazi M Salahuddin, according to UNB. - Idrak