Not only did he try to cancel the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but Mamunul Haque also planned to thwart an official function called ‘Mujib Chirantan’ on the occasion of the golden jubilee of independence and the birth centenary of Bangabandhu. The former joint secretary general of Hefazat planned the sabotage in the name of the so-called movement after discussing with the leaders and activists of different political parties. With the support of various anti-government groups, he had a plan to seize state power by creating a situation like Shapla Chattar in 2013. After getting this information, the investigators are looking into who and what kind of plan was made with Mamunul Haque. At the same time, a financial investigation has been started into the use of grants from abroad for sabotage.
Meanwhile, the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court on Monday granted Mamunul another seven days remand in two sabotage cases after a seven-day remand in a case of assault and theft at Mohammadpur police station. His interrogation continues in the custody of the Detective Branch (DB). On the other hand, the court granted 10 days remand to another joint secretary general Junaid Al Habib in three cases. Police have also received information that remanded ‘child speaker’ Rafiqul Islam Madani used to walk around in modern clothes and pants. Rafiqul is being questioned on a five-day remand in the Tejgaon Police Digital Security Act case.
According to court sources, the investigating officer applied for a 20-day remand for Mamunul for 10 days, citing a case filed by Motijheel police in connection with the Shafla Chattar violence in 2013 and two cases related to the Hefazat violence at Baitul Mukarram on March 26 this year. Habib and Central Assistant Secretary General Maulana Jalal Uddin Ahmed were remanded in the same case. The court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury remanded Habib and Mamunul for seven days. The court granted a six-day remand to Jalal Uddin Ahmed. The court granted a three-day remand to Junaid Al Habib in another case at Paltan Police Station yesterday.
According to DB sources, Mamunul’s activities for political purposes and Jamaat connections have been found. For this reason, his motive in sabotage and who is behind it is being investigated. Mamunul planned the sabotage by bringing together people of anti-India ideology and people of anti-government parties. His aim was to frustrate the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of independence. That is why Modi brought the issue to the fore as he was involved in the persecution of Muslims in India. In response to this issue, he planned to have a ‘big movement’ with some political leaders in the country. They had the idea that if the situation like 2013 was created, another party would be able to come to power by overthrowing the government. He believed that nothing would happen without Mamunul Haque as the influential leader of Hefazat at that time. For this reason, he continued to give provocative speeches. At first he started opposing the sculpture of Bangabandhu as an idol. Later he raised anti-Modi slogans. Detectives have started investigating Mamunul’s sabotage plan as well as his financial corruption. The source of the money used in his sabotage is being traced. Initially, crores of rupees were transacted through his bank and bKash accounts.
Meanwhile, another police source said that the police have found evidence of Rafiqul Islam Madani walking, smoking and watching porn videos wearing pants and shirts. During interrogation in remand, Rafiqul claimed that even though he was walking differently on the road, people could not recognize him. His aim was to become a big leader by coming to the discussion with strong anti-government statements.