21 BNP Leaders Sentenced to 2 Years Jail for Vandalism and Obstruction of Police
A Dhaka courtroom yesterday sentenced 21 BNP leaders and activists, together with its central Organising Secretary Ishaq Ali Sarkar, to 2 years in jail in a case filed over vandalizing automobiles and stopping police from discharging their duties in October 2013.
Extra Chief Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Md Hasibul Haque delivered the decision of their absence.
Earlier than that, the Justice of the Peace canceled their bails, issued arrest warrants in opposition to them after separate petitions had been filed for his or her absence, and mentioned Mohi Uddin Chowdhury, one of their attorneys.
The punishment of the fugitives will probably be efficient from the day of their arrest or give up, mentioned the Justice of the Peace in his judgment.
Earlier, the prosecution and the defense accomplished their arguments and the courtroom recorded statements of 13 prosecution witnesses, together with the complainant of the case.
BNP Leaders and Activists Protest Execution: Babubazar Bridge Rally
Based on the case assertion, on October 1 of 2013 a bunch of BNP leaders and activists, led by its central Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal organizing secretary, gathered at the entrance of Babubazar Bridge in Kotwali space, held a rally protesting the execution of the chief Salauddin Quader Chowdhury of BNP leaders, convicted for crimes in opposition to humanity through the Liberation Warfare. They vandalized automobiles and prevented police from discharging their duties.
Following the incident, the Sub-Inspector of Kotwali Police Station Md Ershad Hossain filed a case in opposition to 60 individuals, together with Ishaq Sarkar.
After an investigation, SI Md Hasanuzzaman, additionally the investigation officer of the case, submitted a cost sheet in opposition to Ishaq Sarkar and 56 others within the case.
The incident revolves around the actions of these BNP leaders during a period of political unrest or public demonstrations. Vandalism and obstruction of police duties can lead to significant disruptions to public life, compromise safety, and hinder law enforcement’s ability to maintain order.