BNP acting secretary general Fakhrul sued for calling Hasina 'killer'
The vice president of the Awami Matsyajibi League has filed a defamation suit against the acting secretary general of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, for terming the ruling Awami League a "killer party" and its chief and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a "killer".
According to the Daily Star, Nur e-Alam Siddique filed the case against Fakhrul with the Court of Metropolitan Magistrate in Dhaka.
After hearing the charges, Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Rani Chakrabarti asked the office-in-charge of Paltan Police Station to submit a report on investigation before the court on September 15.
Fakhrul had made the defamatory statement at the BNP's Naya Paltan headquarters on August 24.
(Posted on 02-09-2014)