Police have filed three cases accusing 148 people including Hefazat-e-Islam amir Allama Junaid Babungari, BNP leader Mir Helal and upazila Jamaat ameer in connection to the sabotage and violence in Chattogram's Hathazari, reports UNB.

In addition, 3000 unidentified persons have been accused in these cases.

The cases were filed with Hathazari police station on Thursday, 22 April, in connection with vandalism, arson and road blockade on 26 and 27 March. Police informed this to the media on Monday.

Hathazari police station inspector Touhidul Karim said, "Three cases have been filed in connection with the 26 and 27 March violence."

All the documents of these cases have been sent to the court, legal action is being taken against the accused, he added.

Chattogram District Special Branch (DSB) constable Solomon, Hathazari police inspector Amir Hossain and SI Harunur Rashid filed these cases.


Junaid Babunagari has been accused in two cases and BNP executive committee member Mir Helal Uddin in another.

According to local administration, the students of Hathazari Madrasa carried out violence for two days, on 26 and 27 March.

They set fire to the car of the assistant commissioner (AC land) of Hathazari worth Tk 5.5 million (55 lakh). All documents from the AC land office were burned. All the furniture was destroyed too. Government rest houses and three motorcycles were set on fire. Beside, three motorcycles were also set on fire.

The physical infrastructural damage of Tk 7 million (70 lakh) was caused during the attack in upazila land office.

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