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Attack on ex-envoy Bernicat: DB gives charge sheet against 9

News Desk Courts 2023-10-01, 1:15pm


Marcia Bernicat, Ex-Ambassador of U.S. to Bangladesh.

The Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) submitted a supplementary charge sheet against 9 people over the attack on former US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat.

The charge sheet was submitted to the court on 19 September. The issue is known Sunday (October 1).

The accused are— Mohammad Ishtiaq Mahmud, brother-in-law of Badiul Alam Majumdar, secretary of Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (SHUJAN), and Naimul Hasan alias Russell, President of Mohammadpur Thana Chhatra League, Firoz Mahmud, Mir Amjad Hossain, Saju Islam, Razibul Islam, Shahidul Alam Khan, Siam and Oli Ahmed.

On the night of 4 August 2018, the then-US Ambassador in Dhaka, Marcia Bernicat, attended a dinner at the Mohammadpur residence of Badiul Alam Majumder. She was attacked when she was getting into the car after dinner.