Natore, Jan 21: A banned outfit group ‘Ansarullah Bangla team-11’ threatened state minister for information and communication Zunaid Ahmed Palak, Member of Parliament of Natore, journalist among 21 eminent persons.
A letter was sent to Natore Press Club general secretary Dulal Sarkar by post around 11:30 am on Thursday.
The letter stated Ansarullah Bangla team 11 would first to attack at Natore district in Rajshahi Division. A primary target list were sent and more to come.
“We received a letter threatening 21 eminent persons including minister and MP. We informed police higher authorities and filed a general diary with Sadar thana,” Dulal Sarkar told reporters.
“The threats by the militants cannot be taken lightly. Law enforcers were informed about the matter,” state minister Zunaid told this correspondent.
Natore 1 Parliament Member Advocate Abul Kalam Azad also said, “I have not got any such letter. Probably some militants outfit would do it for cheap publicity.”
Natore additional police super Munshi Shahabuddin said some group might have sent the letter to spread panic. We however are taking the matter very seriously.”