Bomb blast case: Charges pressed against Fakhrul, others
Reported by: UNBconnect
Reported on: May 31, 2012 12:37 pm
Reported in: Politics
Dhaka, May 31 (UNB) – Police on Thursday pressed charges against 29 leaders of 18-Party Alliance, including BNP’s acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, in the secretariat bomb-blast case during hartal hours on April 29.Police said the investigation officer of the case filed the charge sheet at the CMM court.Earlier, Shahbagh police filed the case against 28 leaders and activists of the 18-party alliance in connection with two crude bomb explosions at the Secretariat.Fakhrul and 24 other opposition leaders and activists in the bomb-blast case were granted anticipatory bail by the High Court until submission of the charge sheet on May 14.At present, they are in Kashimpur Jail in another case filed for arson attack during the April 29 shutdown.Two home-made bombs exploded in the Secretariat during hartal on Apr 29 enforced by the opposition alliance protesting the disappearance of BNP leader M Ilias Ali.Two cases were filed with Shahbagh and Tejgaon police stations against the senior opposition leaders over the blasts and torching of a bus in front of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) during the shutdown.In the arson case, police pressed charges against 45 opposition alliance leaders on May 10. Most of the arrested opposition leaders were sent to jail in that case. However, five 18-party alliance MPs were granted bail in the arson case by the High Court on May 27.The accused are: BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir; its joint secretaries general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi and Amanullah Aman; standing committee members Brig Gen (retd) ASM Hannan Shah, Dr Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain and Goyeshwar Chandra Roy; former deputy minister Ruhul Quddus Talukder Dulu; lawmakers Shahid Uddin Chowdhury Annie, Syeda Asifa Ashrafi Papia, Shammi Akhtar Shifa, Rehana Akhtar Ranu and Nilufar Chowdhury Moni; former Dhaka City Corporation mayor Sadeque Hossain Khoka; Liberal Democratic Party President Oli Ahmed; Bangladesh Jatiya Party president Andalib Rahman Partha; Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal president Sultan Salahuddin Tuku and its organising secretary Anisur Rahman Khokon; Jubo Dal president Moazzem Hossain Alal and its general secretary Saiful Islam Nirob; Jatiyatabadi Swechchhasebak Dal president Habib-un-Nabi Khan Sohel and its general secretary Mir Sharafat Ali Safu; and BNP leaders Abdul Salam, Abdul Matin, SM Jahangir Hossain Sardar, Kamruzzaman Dulal, Kamruzzaman Ratan, Mertazul Karim Badru, Rehana Akhter Dolly and Tofazzal Hossain Bhuiyan.
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