Hanif: Aug 21 verdict proves BNP is terrorist party - News Summed Up

Hanif: Aug 21 verdict proves BNP is terrorist party


“It was proved at the court that the senior leadership of BNP was involved with the monstrous August 21 grenade attack and they were convicted accordingly,” he said on Thursday, reports BSS. “A party of such isolated and opportunist leaders cannot do any good for the people and it will not play any role in the country’s development as well,” he added. The ruling party leader made the remarks while talking to reporters before attending a discussion organized by the district administration in Kushtia in the afternoon. The August 21, 2004 atrocity had left killed 24 people and injured hundreds, including the prime target, current Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. BNP, however, outright rejected the verdict, saying it was politically-motivated and given at the “behest of the incumbent Awami League-led government.”


Source: Dhaka Tribune October 18, 2018 16:18 UTC



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