Arrest warrant issued against Tarique

Staff Correspondent
10 September 2019, Tue
Published: 09:55 Updated: 01:50

Arrest warrant issued against Tarique

A Narayanganj court issued arrest warrants against BNP Acting Chairman Tarique Rahman and two other leaders in a defamation case.

On Monday (September 9) The court of Narayanganj Senior Judicial Magistrate Milton Hosen issued the arrest warrants for Tarique and United Kingdom BNP unit’s President Shayesta Chowdhury Kuddus, and its General Secretary Kayser M Ahmed.

Akram Hosen Badal, a member of central Awami League’s religious affairs sub-committee, filed the defamation case yesterday afternoon,  Abdul Hai, inspector of the court police.

Advocate Nurul Huda said, Tarique Rahman said, at a ceremony in London on August 19, the way Bangabandhu became Prime Minister in 1972 is illegal. He is not the father of the nation. He is only Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Sheikh Hasina's government is illegal and Bangabandhu did not want the independence of this country.

A defamation case was filed under sections 500 and 501 against Tarique Rahman, UK BNP president and general secretary, he added.

The court fixed December 10 for next hearing of the case.