Ctg mayor cleared of 1993 attempted murder charge
A Chittagong court today acquitted 17 people including the city mayor AJM Nasir in a case filed for "attempts to kill" a Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader 22 years ago.
Awami League lawmaker Nizam Uddin Hazari of Feni-2, Hasan Mahmud Hasni, a councilor of the city corporation, were among others who were acquitted.
Chittagong district and session judge Nurul Huda delivered the verdict this morning.
Sufian Siddique, a BCL activist, filed the case on January 24, 1993 against the people for attacking and trying to kill him when he was about to join a party rally at Laldighi Maidan in the city allegedly.