03 Dec 2023, 16:33

72 Jamaat men including its ameer indicted in police obstruction case

DHAKA, Dec 3, 2023 (BSS) - A court here today framed charges against 72 leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami including its ameer Dr Shafiqur Rahman in a case filed with capital's Rampura Police Station for allegedly obstructing police to conduct its duty.

The other prominent accused in the case are- Jamaat secretary general Miah Golam Parwar, assistant secretary general Rafiqul Islam Khan, executive committee member Md Ijjat Ullah and former president of Islami Chhatra Shibir Delwar Hossain.

Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Md Hasibul Haque passed the order, fixing December 27 for start recording deposition of the witnesses in the case.

According to the case documents, Jamaat men allegedly obstructed vehicular movement, vandalized vehicles, hurled brickbats at police and obstructed them from conducting their duty in front of Rampura Abul Hotel on November 6, 2012.

Then sub-inspector Abdul Haque of Rampura Police Station filed the case in this connection.

Rampura Police Station sub-inspector Imrul Fahad on May 18, 2013, filed charge-sheet against 72 including Jamaat ameer Dr Shafiqur Rahman.