BNP rejects police findings on the incidents of Nasirnagar

BNP rejects police findings on the incidents of Nasirnagar

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Dhaka-The BNP yesterday rejected the police findings on the incidents of Nasirnagar, Brahmanbaria terming its false and fabricated one.“The police findings into the incidents of attacks and arson of temples and houses of minority Hindu people in Nasirnagar is a fabricated and stage-managed investigation into a serious matter,” alleged BNP joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi while briefing reporters at the party central office at Naya Paltan.
He claimed that internal feud within local Awami League led to the shameful incidents of Nasirnagar.
Rizvi criticized the police report for inclusion of two BNP leaders along with 18 ruling party leaders saying that the ruling quarter is trying to blame others for their misdeeds.
Indeed, the false report was given to safe the local MP and the minister, he said.
The BNP earlier sent a delegation to visit the affected areas in Nasirnagar. The delegation chief and party vice chairman, Maj (Retd) M Hafizuddin Ahmed also accused the local leaders of the ruling AL of carrying out the attacks on temples and houses of minority people there.
Meanwhile, an 11-member BNP delegation led by chairperson’s adviser Zainul Abdin Farroque will visit Gobindaganj in Gaibandha on Friday to investigate the incident of attacks and eviction of Santal families from their homes.
The other members of the delegation include BNP leaders—Asadul Habib Dulu, Goutam Chakraborty, Sushil Barua, Joyonta Kundo, Amalendu Apu, Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Khudra Jati-Ghosthi (Ethnic Group) Dal leaders– Prof Marshal M Chiran, Mrigen Hagidhok, Dr Anjon Chicam, Advocate Noren Talukder and Anthony Mangsung.
Zainul Abdin Farroque told The Independent that they would visit three to four places where attacks on the ethnic have taken place.
“After the visit of the area, we will brief local journalists about our primary findings then we will submit a report on the investigation to party chairperson Khaleda Zia later on,” he said.
The November 5 and 7 clashes of police and workers of Rangpur Sugar Mills with Santal people centering land accusation left at least three Santal people killed and many injured.-STAFF REPORTER

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