Mufti Izharul Islam Chowdhury (L) and Harun Izhar
Police today pressed charges against Hefajat-e Islam nayeb-e-ameer Mufti Izharul Islam Chowdhury and eight other people in a case filed in connection with a bomb blast at his madrasa in Chittagong last October.
Izharul, the founder and principal of the madrasa, and his son were named as the prime accused, reports our Chittagong correspondent quoting the police official.
Izharul is now hiding.
Three people including two students were killed and several others injured in the explosion at four-storey dormitory of Jamiatul Ulum Al Islamia Madrasa in Lalkhan Bazar of Chittagong on October 7, 2013.
Police later filed a case under the explosives act with Khulshi Police Station against some 12 people.
Investigation officer sub-inspector Md Lokman submitted the charge-sheet before the Metropolitan Magistrate Mashiur Rahman Chowdhury's court today.
The law enforcers also filed two more cases – one for killing and the other for preserving acid in the madrasa.