Charges against Fakhrul, Moudud, 34 other BNP men accepted
A Dhaka court today took cognisance of charges against BNP’s senior leaders Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Moudud Ahmed and 34 other party men for hurling crude bombs at policemen in March 2013.
Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah of the Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court passed the order after scrutinising the case docket and other relevant documents.
The court also fixed March 3 for hearing on charge framing against them.
The other accused include BNP leaders Goyeshwar Chandra Roy, Mirza Abbas, Abdullah Al Noman, Amanullah Aman, Moazzem Hossain Alal, Shahiduddin Chowdhury Annee, Habibunnabi Khan Sohel, Barkatullah Bulu and Sultan Salauddin Tuku.
Of the accused, Fakhrul, Moudud, Goyeshwar, Noman, Aman and 25 others are now on bail while Abbas and Annee are in jail. Four others have been absconding.
Mohammad Enamul Haque, an inspector of Detective Branch of police and also the investigation officer of the case, submitted two charge sheets to the Court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Dhaka on May 11 last year.
According to the case statement, Fakhrul, Moudud and 24 others along with 1,000 to 1,200 unnamed activists brought out a protest procession in front of Twin Tower in Dhaka’s Shantinagar area on March 2, 2013.
At one stage, they hurled five crude bombs at policemen and damaged several vehicles, leaving several law enforcers seriously injured.
A case was filed later with Paltan Police Station against Fakhrul, Moudud, Goyeshwar, Noman and 22 others for their alleged involvement in the incidents.