Two cases filed over bomb hurling at Secretariat, torching vehicle in city
Fakhrul sued in bomb hurling case
Reported on: April 30, 2012 10:51 AM
Reported in: National
Dhaka, Apr 30 (UNB) – Two cases have been filed in connection with the torching of a vehicle near the Prime Minister’s Office and hurling bombs at the Secretariat during the hartal hours on Sunday.
A case was filed with Tejgaon Police Station against 38 leaders and activists of the main opposition BNP, including Amanullah Aman and Shahid Uddin Chowdhury Annie, on Sunday night in connection with the torching of the vehicle.
Another case was filed with Shahbagh Police Station in connection with the bomb blasts near the Home Ministry at the Secretariat where 28 named leaders and activists of the BNP-led 18-party alliance and some unnamed persons were made accused.
Sub-inspector Hirendranath Pramanik filed the case on Sunday night.
BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, party leaders Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, Hannan Shah, Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, Amanullah Aman, Jatiyatabadi Swechchhasebak Dal President Habib-un-Nabi Khan Sohel, Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal President Sultan Salauddin Tuku and Liberal Democratic Party chief Col (retd) Oli Ahmad are among the accused, said Hirendranath.
Two crude bombs were hurled at the Home Ministry inside the Secretariat during the hartal at about 3:50 pm from the GPO corner on Sunday, one causing damages to a parked car.
Police said one bomb hit the boundary wall of the Secretariat while another bomb, which landed 12 feet inside the boundary, damaged a parked car of an Ansar official.
The bombs were homemade with explosive materials in ‘jarda containers’ used in 98 percent incidents of crude bomb blasts, said police.