Inquiry committee to be formed over writer Mostaq’s death: Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today

said an inquiry committee will be formed to find out the reasons behind the

death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed in jail.

Mentioning that none is above the law, Kamal said, “There would be a

proper investigation into the incident…if anyone is found guilty during the

investigation, necessary actions will be taken against them.”

He said while talking to journalists after inaugurating the newly

constructed four storied office building of Superintendent of Police (SP) in

Chattogram district at city’s Sholoshahar area this morning.

“The incident took place on Thursday, we will certainly take necessary

steps regarding the incident,” he added.

Responding to a question from reporters on the report of Al-Jazeera

television, the Home Minister said that the conspirators have always been

active in the country.

“Al-Jazeera’s report is also part of the conspiracy. However, all the

attempts of the conspirators would be failed with the dynamism of us,” he


The minister further said that the country is moving forward under the

dynamic leadership of Bangabandhu’s daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Deputy Minister for Education Barrister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel,

Former Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain MP, ABM Fazle Karim Chowdhury MP,

Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury, MP, Moslem Uddin Ahmed Ahmed, MP, Mostafizur Rahman

Chowdhury, MP and Dr. Abu Reza Nadvi, MP, newly elected Mayor of Chattogram

City Corporation Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, special assistant to the Prime

Minister Barrister Biplop Barua, DIG of Chattogram Range Anwar Hossain,

Commissioner of Chattogram Metropolitan Police, Saleh Mohammad Tanvir, Deputy

Commissioner of Chattogram Mohammad Mominur Rahman, CDA Chairman Zahirul Alam

Dovas, and district SP SM Rashidul Haque, among others, attended the

inaugural function.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)