Tarique, Fakhrul among 6 BNP leaders sued
BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir (File Photo)
A case has been filed against BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and four other top leaders of the party for assaulting Bangladesh Jononetri Parishad President AB Siddique in Bangsal area of the capital on April 30.
AB Siddique filed the case with the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Abu Sufian Mohammad Noman on Sunday.
The other accused are -- BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, standing committee members Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury, Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Goyeshwar Chandra Roy.
He alleged that the attackers assaulted him and threatened to withdraw all the cases filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia.
The attackers also tore down his panjabi and Mujib coat.
After hearing, the court ordered Bangshal police station officer-in-charge (OC) to investigate the case and submit a report by June 23.