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Aug 21 attack was not possible without BNP-Jamaat govt’s patronage: PM Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

MNA Editorial Desk: Recalling the barbaric carnage, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said it was not possible to carry out an attack like that of August 21, 2004 had there been no direct patronage from the then BNP-Jamaat government. “Had there been no patronage from the [then] government, it was not possible to carry out the August-21 grenade attack this way,” she said. Sheikh Hasina made the allegation while addressing a discussion marking the August 21, 2004 grenade attack on Friday. Awami League organised the event at its Bangabandhu Avenue central office. The Prime Minister attended the event virtually from ...

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Perpetrators of August 21 grenade attack will be punished: PM

August 21

MNA National Desk: Accusing the past BNP-Jamaat government and Begum Khaleda Zia and her elder son Tarique Rahman of perpetrating the August 21, 2004 gruesome grenade attack on an Awami League rally in the capital, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asserted that punishment would be inflicted to those responsible for the heinous attack. “It was not possible to carry out such attack without patronisation of the BNP-Jamaat government,” she said while addressing a memorial discussion marking the 15th anniversary of the August 21 grenade attack at Krishibid Institute of Bangladesh (KIB) in Dhaka, reports BSS. The premier went on ...

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Aug 21 Grenade Attack Case: 2 Convicted ex-IGPs secure bail


MNA National Desk: The High Court on Monday granted bail to two former inspectors general of police Shahudul Haque and Ashraful Huda who were sentenced to two years in jail in the August 21 grenade attack case. An High Court bench of Justice Sheikh Abdul Awal and Justice Bhishmadev Chakrabarti passed the order accepting their appeal petitions for bail. Lawyers Arshadur Rauf and Jamilur Rahman represented the defendants in the court while Assistant Attorney General Md Ali Zinnah stood for the state. bdnews24.com adds : After the hearing, lawyer Jamilur Rahman told the media, “The court has accepted their appeals ...

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