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Vandalizing Bangabandhu's sculpture: 4 placed on remand

  • Published at 02:04 pm December 8th, 2020
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Police earlier on Sunday, December 6, 2020, arrested four people – all teachers and students of a local madrasa – for their alleged involvement in vandalizing an under-construction sculpture of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Kushtia | UNB

Of them, the students of a madrasa were placed on five-day remand while the teachers were put on four-day remand each

A Kushita court on Tuesday afternoon placed four people on remand, who were arrested in connection with the vandalization of a sculpture of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Kushtia Senior Judicial Magistrate Enamul Haque passed the order when police produced them before the court.

Those who are remanded are—Abu Bakkar alias Mithun, 19, Sabuj Islam alias Nahid, 20—students of Kushtia Ibn Masud R Madrasa at Jugiya Paschimpara in the town  and Al Amin, 27 and Yusuf Ali, 26—two teachers of the madrasa.


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Of them, the students were placed on five-day remand while the teachers were put on four-day remand each.

On December 4, an under-construction sculpture of Bangabandhu was vandalized in Kushtia.

Police on December 5 arrested four people, including two teachers of Kushtia Ibn Masud R Madrasa at Jugiya Paschimpara in the town in connection with the vandalism.

Two cases have been filed on Monday against three people, including Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh chief Junaid Babunagari for their remarks opposing the setting up of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s sculptures.


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President of Muktijoddha Mancha Aminul Islam Bulbul and executive president and founder of Bangabandhu Foundation Advocate Moshiur Malek filed the cases with the court of Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Shikder.

Besides, the High Court asked the authorities concerned to take measures to ensure the security of all sculptures of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman across the country.