Hfazat conducting terrorist acts in the name of religion: Hanif

Awami League joint general

secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif today said BNP-Jamaat and Hefazat are

carrying out terrorist activities in the name of religion.

He came up with the remark after visiting the damaged AL local

office and the houses of AL and Chhatra League leaders caused by a

recent mayhem of Hefazat men in Sonargaon.

Hanif said the incident took place here centering a religious

trader and the AL office was vandalised, and the houses of the Juba

League and Chhatra League leaders were also damaged.

“I would like to make it clear that the religious trader Mamunul

came here with a woman whom he claimed as his wife. He was caught by

the common people because he was involved in immoral activities,” he


The so-called religious traders carried out vandalism in Sonargaon

centering the incident, the AL leader said, adding: “I strongly

condemn and protest against it.”

Asking the AL leaders and activists to resist such terrorist acts,

he said doing something wrong in the name of religion will not be


Hanif warned that stern action would be taken against those involved

in this incident.

Earlier, an AL delegation comprising its joint general secretaries

Mahbubul Alam Hanif and AFM Bahauddin Nasim, liberation war affairs

secretary Mrinal Kanti Das, office secretary Barrister Biplob Barua,

Shamim Osman, MP, Nazrul Islam Babu, MP, and Sonargaon Upazila AL

convener Samsul Islam Bhuiyan visited the damaged AL office and the

houses of AL men in Sonargaon.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)