Update 13 মিনিট 10 সেকেন্ড

Dhaka 6-50 pm, 11-August, 2020

Case filed against Tarique, Fakhrul among 6 BNP leaders

Mirajul Moin Joy

A case has been filed against BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman, secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and four other top leaders of the party for assaulting Bangladesh Jononetri Parishad president AB Siddique in Bangsal, reports UNB.

AB Siddique filed the case with the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Abu Sufian Mohammad Noman on Sunday.

The other accused are — BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, standing committee members Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury, Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Goyeshwar Chandra Roy.

He alleged that the attackers assaulted him and threatened to withdraw all the cases filed against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia.

The attackers also tore down his panjabi and Mujib coat.

After hearing, the court ordered Bangshal police station officer-in-charge (OC) to investigate the case and submit a report by 23 June.

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