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Charges pressed against BCL leaders in 2016 Gulistan hawker eviction drive


MNA National Desk: Police have pressed ‘attempted murder’ charges against two Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders accused of discharging firearms into the air during a 2016 drive to remove hawkers at Dhaka’s Gulistan. The charge sheet was submitted to the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate on Apr 11, but official declaration came on Sunday, said Shahbag Police Station SI Akram Hossain. “The charge sheet will be brought before the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Golam Nabi today,” court police General Registration Officer SI Mahmudur Rahman told media. The two accused in the case are Dhaka Metropolitan South BCL General Secretary Sabbir Hossain and ...

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