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12:00 AM, August 20, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:09 AM, August 20, 2019

Assassination of Bangabandhu

Govt to form commission to identify perpetrators: minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq yesterday said the government has agreed in principle to form a commission to identify perpetrators behind the killing of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

“This commission will be a very important institution as it is going to perform a major duty. So, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and cabinet members would hold a meeting to figure out the outline of its activities and take decision on nominating its chairperson and members,” he said.

The minister said this while talking to journalists at a programme, marking 44th martyrdom anniversary of Bangabandhu and National Mourning Day, at Government Shishu Paribar in Tejgaon.

As part of the event, improved diet was served to children at the orphanage.

“I cannot take decision on forming this commission alone. I will discuss the matter with the prime minister soon, and take a decision on this jointly,” Anisul Huq added.

Replying to a question on bringing back Tarique Rahman, a fugitive convict of August 21 grenade attack case, the law minister said the government is trying to bring back all fugitive convicts in the case.

Anisul said BNP does not believe in Bangladesh. Whenever they came to power, they did something that went against the interest of the country, he added.

“They made people like Nizami and Mojaheed ministers. The made Shah Azizur Rahman prime minister and passed indemnity ordinance. Now, they are threatening to file complaints to foreign powers,” Anisul added.

Earlier, the minister in his speech spoke about the ideology of Bangabandhu and advised children to uphold his ideals.

Senior Secretary to Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division Mohammad Shahidul Haque and Law and Justice Division Secretary Md Golam Sarwar were present on the occasion, among others.

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