There have been 13 more cases of assault, vandalism, arson and violence in Brahmanbaria. Anonymous 4,320 people have been accused in these cases. The cases were registered at Sadar Model Police Station from Monday night to Wednesday afternoon. A total of 45 cases of violence were registered in this regard. About 33,000 people were accused in this.
According to police and case documents, there were 45 cases of violence in Brahmanbaria from March 26 to 28. Of these, 40 cases were registered at Sadar Police Station, 2 at Ashuganj Police Station, 2 at Sarail Police Station and 1 at Akhaura Railway Police Station in connection with arson at Brahmanbaria Railway Station. In 11 out of 45 cases, the names of 209 people were mentioned. Everyone else is an ‘unknown perpetrator’. In some cases, ‘anonymous Qawmi madrasa students-teachers and their followers are mentioned as perpetrators’.
According to Sadar Police Station sources, 13 cases of violence were registered from Monday night to this afternoon. On March 26, at around 5.30 pm, a chase took place between Madrasa students and Chhatra League in TA Road area of the district town. The Jamuna TV office on the second floor of Mannan Mansion in TA Road area was attacked and vandalized. A case was filed against 40-50 people in this incident.
A case has been registered against 150 to 200 people including attacking the residence of district Awami League general secretary Al Mamun Sarkar in Munsefpara around 11am on March 26 during the Hifazat strike. The same day morning, the Awami League leader’s father-in-law’s house was attacked in Baganbari area. Vandalism and arson were carried out. In this incident, another case was filed accusing 100 to 150 anonymous people including mentioning the names of 6 people. On the same day, his private office at Shaheed Dhirendranath Dutta Bahasa Chattar in the district town was attacked, vandalized and set on fire between 11am and 11:30 am. In this incident, 150 to 200 unnamed people were named as accused. On the same day, 250 to 300 unidentified persons were involved in attack, vandalism and arson at the district sports body office. 600 to 700 unidentified persons in the incident of attack and vandalism in Fields Company Limited, 47 persons in the incident of attack and vandalism in the house of the district BCL president in North Mourail area, 500 to 600 persons including Ezharnamiya in 15 incidents, Vijayanagar Upazila Awami League president Zahirul Islam Bhuiyan’s private law chamber was vandalized and looted in Puratan Kachari Pukurpar area around 10:30 am. From 400, at 11:30 in the afternoon at Shaheed Dhirendranath Dutta Bahasa Chattar District Pro 350 to 400 unidentified persons were charged in connection with the attack on the development fair and burning of fair stalls and 600 to 700 persons were charged in connection with the attack, vandalism and arson at the Brahmanbaria Shishu Academy inside the district council.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Brahmanbaria Sadar Model Police Station Abdur Rahim told Prothom Alo that a total of 13 cases have been registered in the Sadar Police Station from Monday night to this afternoon. So far 40 cases have been registered in Sadar police station.
Hefazat-e-Islam violence erupted in Brahmanbaria from March 26 to 28 in protest of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh and ‘police attacks on madrassa students’ in Dhaka and Chittagong. Thirteen people were killed, police said. Hefazat, however, claimed that the death toll was 15.