Hefajat Mayhem in Ctg: Fayezi, several others financed, organised it | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, May 07, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:28 AM, May 07, 2021

Hefajat Mayhem in Ctg: Fayezi, several others financed, organised it

Cops claim after grilling the detained ex-publicity secy of the Islamist outfit

Mowlana Jakaria Noman Fayezi, publicity secretary of the recently dissolved Hefajat-e-Islam central committee, was one of the financers of Chattogram mayhem, said police.

Fayezi directly patronised the chaos in the port city between March 26 and March 28 during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said officials of Chattogram district police yesterday.

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The law enforcers came up with the information after arresting the Hefajat leader from Chakaria upazila of Cox's Bazar on May 6 and grilling him in custody.

A court placed Fayezi on a five-day remand in connection with a case filed over the violence.

SM Rashidul Haque, superintendent of Chattogram district police, said in primary quizzing Fayezi accepted that on March 26 he organised Hefajat men at Hathazari upazila with ill intention.

Addressing a press briefing, the police official also said that from other arrestees they got several names of Hefajat's financiers in the mayhem.

"Jakaria Noman is one of them," he said, adding they were investigating every aspect.

The police official also said that the arrested Hefajat men, during interrogation, admitted that they intended to create unrest situation in Bangladesh by carrying out subversive activities and toppling the government.

 

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