A Dhaka court on Tuesday set May 27 for submitting probe report in a case lodged against 17 leaders of Hefazat-e-Islam including its joint secretary general Mamunul Haque for their role in clashes with general people and law enforcing agencies in Baitul Mukarram area on March 26.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Dhiman Chandra Mondal passed the order after accepting ejahar in the case, reports BSS.
Dhaka South Jubo League leader Khandaker Arifuzzaman filed the case with Paltan Police Station on April 5.
The other accused in the case are – Hefazat’s Joint Secretary General Junaid Al Habib, Joint Secretary General Lokman Hakim, Joint Secretary General Nasir Uddin Monir, Nayeb-e Ameer Bahauddin Zakaria, Nurul Islam Jehadi, Nayeb-e Ameer and Brahmanbaria District wing president Sajedur Rahman, Habibur Rahman, Khaled Saifullah Ayubi, Jasim Uddin, Masudul Karim, Monir Hossain Qasemi, Zakaria Noman Fayezi, Faisal Ahmed, Mushtaqunnabi, Mohammad Jobayer and Mohammad Taiyab.
According to the case documents, around two to three thousand activists of Hefazat, Jamaat-e-Islami, Islami Chhatra Shibir and BNP carried out mayhem for couple of days throughout the country as part of conspiracy hatched by Mamunul Haque and Junaid Al Habib.
On March 26, they gathered at the north gate of Baitul Mukarram and attacked general worshippers with firearms, sharp weapons, pieces of woods, bamboo, pipes, and brickbats as part of their conspiracy.
They broke down the tiles floor and walls of the mosque and set religious books on fire.
Hefazat leaders and activists as part of their plot, also destroyed the mural of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Brahmanbaria and vandalized the District Awami League office in Kishoreganj.