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2021-04-07 05:37:11 BdST

Case against Hefazat leaders: Court asks for police report by May 27

A Dhaka Court has directed police to probe into the case against Hefazat-e-Islam leaders including Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haque and submit a report by May 27.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Dhiman Chandra Mondal passed the order on Tuesday.

The previous day, Dhaka South Jubo League's Deputy Office Secretary Khandaker Arifuzzaman filed the case with Paltan police station accusing Mamunul Haque and 16 other leaders of committing mayhem in Baitul Mukarram Mosque area in the capital.

Hefazat men committed violence and clashed with police protesting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Dhaka visit during celebration of golden jubilee of Bangladesh liberation war.

Jahidul Islam Shohagh, senior assistant commissioner (Paltan zone) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, confirmed the matter to media.

Junayed Al Habib, Lokman Hakim, Nasir Uddin Monir, joint secretaries of Hefazat; Bahauddin Jakaria, Nayeb-e Ameer and some other central and local Hefazat leaders were among the accused.

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