A sedition case has been filed against Hifazat-e Islam’s Ameer Junaid Babunagari, Joint Secretary Mamunul Haque and Islami Andolan Bangladesh’s Nayeb-e-Ameer Sayed Faizul Karim.
Muktijuddho Mancha central committee president Aminul Islam Bulbul filed the first case against the three with the court of Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Satybrata Shikder.
After recording statement of the plaintiff, the court ordered Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) to probe sedition cases lodged against Junaid Babunagari, Mamunul Haque and Syed Fazlul Karim.
The court ordered deputy inspector general (DIG) of PBI to probe the case and submit the report within 7 January.
According to the case statement, Mamunul delivered a seditious speech at BMA auditorium in the capital on 13 November and Faizul at Gendaria’s Dholaikhal area on the same day.
Hefazat amir Jonayed Babunagari delivered a seditious speech at a programme in Chattogram’s Hathhazari on 27 November, the lawsuit alleged.
According to the case statement, the three leaders in their speeches instigated people to vandalise sculptures with a motive to create anarchy in the country which is tantamount to sedition.
Miscreants vandalised Bangabandhu’s under-construction sculpture in Kusthia, Madhuda’s sculpture in Dhaka University’s Madhur Canteen at the behest of the accused religious leaders, according to the case.
Aminul Islam Bulbul in the case also alleged that the accused were trying to incite communal hatred by using the religion and use this for gaining political miles.
Meanwhile, Bangabandhu Foundation executive president Abdul Malek filed another sedition case against acting secretary general of Bangladesh Khelafat Majlish Muhammad Mamunul Haque and the court after recording statement of the plaintiff, ordered deputy inspector general (DIG) of PBI to probe the case and submit the report within 7 January.
Courtesy – thedailynewnation