Dhaka, Aug 02: Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday said BNP orchestrated the Bhola incident on July 31 as part of their design to create anarchy across the country.
“They (BNP opened fired on police and a policeman received injuries. Even, the BNP leaders and activists abducted a police personnel at a local BNP office and beat him up. And the doctors, in a primary report, have claimed that the member of BNP’s associate body died from head injury. That means, he died due to a hit of bricks. The matter is under investigation and everything will be revealed in the enquiry,” he said.
BNP wants dead body for politics and the incident of Bhola was created for fulfilling this evil intention, Hasan told reporters at the meeting room of his ministry at Secretariat in the capital.
He said, in fact, the politics of BNP is for creating instability in the country, spreading propaganda to create confusion among the masses and for this they lying continuously. These are the main principle of their politics, he added.
He said BNP’s ill attempts of hatching anti-state conspiracy and creating anarchy increase when the month of August comes
BNP didn’t inform police that they would hold rallies in Bhola on July 31. But police helped them so that they can hold rallies, he added.
He said police fired teargas when they started vandalizing shops and throwing bricks on police. Even the BNP activists fired on police and beat up a policeman at their party office, said Hasan, also Awami League joint general secretary.
The minister said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir is made provocative speech today. But, the leaders and activists of Awami League have not yet taken to the streets, he added.
The minister urged the AL leaders and activists to remain alert against all conspiracies and anarchy.
Replying to a query over ‘hartal’, Hasan said BNP called hartal in the past too, but no one responded to their call. The countrymen will resist them if they try to create any instability and do sabotage in the name of strike, he added.