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If the judiciary acts in a dictatorial manner, where will the general public go : Dr. Shahadat Hossain

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Chittagong Metropolitan BNP convenor Dr. Shahadat Hossain said that BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Standing Committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury, Mirza Abbas and Shahjahan Omar were arrested in connection with the attack on the Chief Justice’s residence. But the government pressured Shahjahan Omar to convince him to join the Awami League overnight. He was made MPO in the election. Our question, which direction the judiciary is running? If the judiciary acts unilaterally, where will the common people go? Our demand is that the state machinery should not be transformed into a party’s own force but should adhere to their framework.

He said these things in a press conference organized on behalf of Chittagong Metropolitan BNP at the party office at Kazi Deuri Nasimon Bhavan in the city on Wednesday (January 17) afternoon.

Chittagong Metropolitan BNP Joint Convener Yachin Chowdhury Liton gave a welcome speech thanking the journalists who came to the press conference.

Central BNP labor secretary AM Nazim Uddin, metropolitan BNP joint convener Kazi Belal Uddin, Abdul Mannan, convening committee members Harun Zaman, Mahbub Alam, RU Chowdhury Shaheen, Anwar Hossain Lipu, Md. Kamrul Islam, Convener of Samilit Peshaji Parishad, Journalist Zahidul Karim Kochi, Thana BNP President Manjur Rahman Chowdhury, Mamunul Islam Humayun, Md. Sekander, General Secretary Alhaj Zakir Hossain, Haji Badsha Miah, Ghiyas Uddin Bhuiyan, Central DAB Deputy Organizing Secretary Dr. SM Sarowar Alam, who received the responsibility of the office of BNP in the city. Idris Ali, Mahanagar BNP leader Zakir Hossain, organizing secretary of Mahanagar Jubodal, Emdadul Haque Badsha and others.

The last twelfth national parliament election is one of the least voted elections in the history of Dr. Shahadat Hossain said that there were widespread irregularities in this election. Instead of voting festival, a silent protest of boycotting of voting has emerged in Chittagong.

Referring to the position of the candidates in three constituencies of Chittagong city, he said that the candidates have tried to bring voters in these constituencies. But there are 20-26 percent votes. But the voter turnout across the country was shown to be over 41 percent. Where there were no agents there was a festival of fake voting. Through this the casting of votes has been increased.

Commenting on the election as a farce and a joke, Dr. Shahadat said that this is the state of voting even where they themselves have voted. That explains why BNP boycotted this vote.

He said that Chittagong Metropolitan BNP Member Secretary Abul Hashem Bakkar, Joint Convenor SK Khoda Totan, Nazimur Rahman, Shah Alam, Convener Committee Member Manjur Alam Chowdhury Monju, Metropolitan Juba Dal President Mosharraf Hossain Dipti, General Secretary Md. Cases have been filed in every police station of the city in the name of Shahed, volunteer party president HM Rashed Khan, general secretary Belayet Hossain Bulu, Chhatra Dal convener Saiful Alam and member secretary Shariful Islam Tuhin. Metropolitan BNP C. The joint convener Alhaj MA Aziz was arrested by the police without a warrant and kept in jail. In the last two-and-a-half months, the police have filed more than 30 false cases and arrested nearly 1,000 activists.

Dr. Shahadat Hossain said that during the hartal called by BNP on election day, the police attacked the peaceful procession of BNP in Chandgaon Moulvi Pond area of Chittagong and injured the activists and arrested 12 people. Southern district BNP convenor Abu Sufian, metropolitan BNP convening committee member Ershad Ullah, metropolitan youth group C. Joint secretary Mosharraf Hossain, Mahanagar Chhatra Dal former vice-president Naushad Al Jasedur Rahman and Chandgaon Thana Chhatra Dal president Abdur Rahman Alfaz filed a false case against 200/250 leaders and activists in Chandgaon police station. Since the day after the election, Chandgaon Thana police raided the homes of local BNP activists, arrested and beat up their family members without interruption.

He said that opposition party leaders and general public in Chandgaon Thana area are now going through a period of extreme crisis than the days of 1971. BNP leaders and activists of Chandgaon area are being brutally tortured. Chandgaon Thana Police is wrongfully arresting other family members after not finding BNP leaders at their residence. At any time of the day and night, they are raiding houses to catch the activists. Targeted persons are not found at home and their father, brother or other members are wrongfully detained. Arrested activists or their relatives are being taken to the police station and subjected to indescribable torture. Chandgaon Thana area is now mostly empty of men. Ordinary people are not able to stay at home due to the fear of police arrest.

He said that the mentioned leaders including BNP leader Abu Sufian and Ershad Ullah were not present in that day’s program but still they have been made accused. Chandgaon Sharafat Ullah Petrol Pump Manager Jamal Uddin, he was at Boalkhali house that day. He has been made accused number 20. Cashier md. Harun has been made accused number 21. But at the time of the incident, police, RAB, BGB, DB cars were parked inside the petrol pump. There is CCTV footage, everything will be clear.

He said that on Tuesday night on January 9, Chandgaon police raided the residence of Naushad Al Jasedur Rahman, the former vice-president of Chittagong Metropolitan Chhatra Dal, but could not find him.