Tangail’s Awami League lawmaker Amanur Rahman Khan Rana, the main accused of freedom fighter Faruk Ahmed murder case, is sent to jail from Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
The High Court fixes August 17 for delivering verdict on a writ petition challenging the legality of holding the post of lawmaker by Nizam Uddin Hazari, an Awami League leader in Feni.
The HC's observations have upheld what Awami League MP, Asaduzzaman Khan, had forecasted over four decades ago. Asaduzzaman, who was a member of the Constitution Drafting Committee in 1972, strongly opposed the inclusion of Article 70 to impose restrictions on MPs.
Awami League MP from Natore Sadar, Shafiqul Islam Shimul yesterday allegedly assaulted supporters of AL rebel chairman candidate in his constituency and vandalised a loudspeaker during election campaign.
Civil Aviation Minister Rashed Khan Menon and Health Minister Mohammad Nasim yesterday demanded in parliament that the government form a commission to find out “who did what” to oppress political leaders following the 1/11 changeover in 2007.
MA Latif, the Awami League lawmaker from Chittagong-11 constituency, is sued for distorting the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
If the complaints filed by the returning officer in the recent polls to Phulpur municipality are proven to be true then the acts by ruling Awami League MP Sharif Ahmed of Mymensing-2 would be considered unlawful and punishable as per the electoral laws.
The Election Commission yesterday complained to the prime minister and the Speaker that Awami League MP Sharif Ahmed had threatened a returning officer to influence the municipality polls.