Hefazat conducting terrorist acts in the name of religion: Hanif

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NARAYANGANJ, April 7, 2021 (BSS) – Awami League joint general
secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif today said BNP-Jamaat and Hefazat are
carrying out terrorist activities in the name of religion.

He came up with the remark after visiting the damaged AL local
office and the houses of AL and Chhatra League leaders caused by a
recent mayhem of Hefazat men in Sonargaon.

Hanif said the incident took place here centering a religious
trader and the AL office was vandalised, and the houses of the Juba
League and Chhatra League leaders were also damaged.

“I would like to make it clear that the religious trader Mamunul
came here with a woman whom he claimed as his wife. He was caught by
the common people because he was involved in immoral activities,” he
said.

The so-called religious traders carried out vandalism in Sonargaon
centering the incident, the AL leader said, adding: “I strongly
condemn and protest against it.”

Asking the AL leaders and activists to resist such terrorist acts,
he said doing something wrong in the name of religion will not be
tolerated.

Hanif warned that stern action would be taken against those involved
in this incident.

Earlier, an AL delegation comprising its joint general secretaries
Mahbubul Alam Hanif and AFM Bahauddin Nasim, liberation war affairs
secretary Mrinal Kanti Das, office secretary Barrister Biplob Barua,
Shamim Osman, MP, Nazrul Islam Babu, MP, and Sonargaon Upazila AL
convener Samsul Islam Bhuiyan visited the damaged AL office and the
houses of AL men in Sonargaon.