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Sabotage case: Trial against Jamaat Amir Shafikur begins

A Dhaka court on Tuesday framed charges against Jamaat-e-Islami chief Shafikur Rahman and 185 others in a sabotage case.

The charges were framed in the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Muhammad Asaduzzaman Nur.

The court fixed March 22 next year for recording testimonies.

Sub-Inspector Rafiqul Hasan of Motijheel Police Station filed the case against 63 people In November 2012 on charges of hurling a cocktail at a police vehicle and an arson attack on a BRTC bus.

Sub-Inspector Khondokar Zahid Ali of the same police station on April 30, 2014, pressed charges against 186 people, including Shafikur Rahman in the case.

Source: United News of Bangladesh