Inu blames radicals
Published: 2013-09-12 10:58:22.0 BdST Updated: 2013-09-12 14:16:57.0 BdST
Information minister Hasanul Huq Inu has blamed Jamaat-e Islami, Hefazate Islam and BNP for being responsible for the assault planned on him by two youngmen in London on Tuesday morning Bangladesh time.
Returning from his UK trip, the minister at the Shahjalal International Airport told journalists that his voice cannot be silenced by such planned attacks.
Two youths tried to assault the minister outside the London office of ATN Bangla where he had gone to join a talk show. The ministry in a statement said the youths managed to run away when confronted by security guards.
Inu calls it a ‘political attack’.
“I believe Jamaat, Tentul Hujur (Hefazat leader Ahmed Shafi) and their friend BNP were behind the attack.”
“This is a terrorist attack as I don’t believe I have an enemy in that country.”
“Whoever is behind the attack does not care about democracy and the rule of law.”
Inu made numerous public appearances lately to convey the government’s reaction to violence unleashed across the country by Jamaat-e Islami for getting its leaders released on war crimes charges.
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