A rally called by Hefazat-e-Islam in Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshiganj district has been postponed. They have decided not to hold a rally due to the strict stance of the police and the administration. On Wednesday evening they announced the postponement of the rally. Earlier, Munshiganj Superintendent of Police Abdul Monem told a news conference that strict action would be taken if Hefazat-e-Islam tried to hold a rally or gather people in violation of Section 144. No concessions will be made.
Hefazat-e-Islam’s assistant publicity secretary Mohammad Faisal said the rally had been postponed and Hefazat-e-Islam leaders and activists would not gather in the Munshiganj area. We have made this decision ourselves in the Corona situation. In addition, the administration also requested our local leaders.
Three cases have been registered in Sonargaon, Narayanganj, alleging assault on police and vandalism at a resort, citing the names of 63 people, including Hefazat-e-Islam’s central joint secretary general Mamunul Haque. Besides, 500 to 600 people have been made anonymous accused in the case. A man named Mohammad Mostafa has been arrested in the case of journalists. Mostafa Sonargaon is the son of Nurul Islam of Samandi area. He is a custody worker.
Narayanganj Superintendent of Police (SP) Mohammad Zaidul Alam confirmed the matter on Wednesday afternoon.
He said there were three cases last night (Tuesday). The police have filed two cases as plaintiffs. And the journalist has filed a case as a plaintiff. One person has been arrested in the case of the journalist.
RAB has arrested Maulana Rafiqul Islam Madani on charges of anti-state and provocative remarks. Major Raisul Azam, deputy director of RAB’s law and media branch, confirmed the matter.
Meanwhile, Allama Mamunul Haque, the joint secretary general of Hefazat-e-Islam, posted a status on his Facebook ID this afternoon demanding his release.
“I have confirmed that Maulana Rafiqul Islam Madani is under the protection of RAB,” he wrote in the status quo. I demand his immediate release!