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Ctg court accepts charges against 453 BNP-Jamaat men
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Ctg court accepts charges against 453 BNP-Jamaat men

CHATTOGRAM: A court here on Wednesday accepted a charge-sheet against 453 leaders and activists of BNP and Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami in a case filed over the violence in the city on January 5, 2015, the first anniversary of the 2014 general election, reports UNB.
Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Mahiuddin Masud took cognisance of the charges submitted by the investigation officer on June 20, said Assistant Commissioner (Prosecution) of Chittagong Metropolitan Police Nirmalenda Chakraborty.
Those charge-sheeted include BNP Standing Committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury, joint secretary general Aslam Chowdhury, city unit President Dr Shahdat Hossain and its General Secretary Abul Hasan Bakkar and former Jamaat MP Shahjahan Chowdhury.
BNP and Jamaat-Shibir men clashed with law enforcers during a rally at Kazir Deuri in the city on January 5, 2015, leaving many, including policemen, injured.
Several vehicles were also vandalised and torched during the clash.
Police filed a case against over 1,000 BNP and Jamaat-Shibir men for assaulting cops and unleashing vandalism and arson attack.