Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has accused acting BNP Chairman Tarique Rahman of involvement in Wednesday’s attack on Bangladesh High Commission in London.
He said: "Tarique Rahman planned the attack in London while staying there. Interpol has been informed regarding the incident. Legal actions against him and the process of bringing him back to the country are underway.”
He was speaking at the naming ceremony of the Shahid ATM Jafar Alam Arakan Road that stretches from Cox's Bazar to Teknaf.
Obaidul said:"Khaleda Zia will be given division according to the High Court’s directives and as per the Jail Code.”
He also expressed that BNP leaders are self-destructive and accused them of protecting the corrupt.
Government officials and Awami League leaders including lawmakers Abdur Rahman Bodi, Saimum Sarwar Komol, Asheq Ullah Rafiq were present at the ceremony.
Later the minister visited the Rohingya camp in Ukhiya upazila in Cox’s Bazar.
The Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf road has been named after ATM Jafar Alam, one of the first to be martyred at the hands of Pakistani forces on the night of March 25, 1971.