Themorningbellbd.com desk, May 29: BNP-Jamaat nexus was committing targeted secret killings to create instability in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Sunday.
“The BNP-Jamaat has launched clandestine killings to destabilize the country’s progress and development after being failed to oust the government through killing people and destroying public and private property in the name of movement,” the Prime Minister said while addressing a civic reception accorded to her by the expatriate Bangladeshis at Imperial Hotel in Japan on Sunday noon.
Earlier different units of Awami League and its associate organizations greeted the Premier presenting bouquets of flowers.
Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League chief, said the BNP-Jamaat clique was now selectively killing imams of mosques, priests of temples, fathers of churches and teachers of universities alongside common people to create instability in the country.
“Their another aim is to stop the trial of war criminals and foil the verdicts of the court,” she said
Referring to recent brutal double murder of Xhulhaz Mannan, a USAID official, and his one of his friends in Kalabagan in Dhaka, she said the aim of the killers was to harm the bilateral relations between Bangladesh and the USA.
Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, AL central leader and Gazipur Zila Parishad Administrator M Akhteruzzaman and on behalf of expatriate Bangladeshis Sakura Saber and Saleh Mohammad Arif spoke on the occasion.