Imran H Sarker, other Ganajagaran activists attacked at Shahbagh

Ganajagaran Mancha says its activists have come under attack at a human-chain protest to demand that the authorities strengthen relief activities in flood-affected districts.

Dhaka University
Published : 17 August 2017, 10:24 PM
Updated : 17 August 2017, 10:24 PM

The Mancha's Spokesperson Imran H Sarker told that he and some five other members of the secular platform were injured in the attack on Thursday evening.

According to him, around 12 people attacked the demonstrators with sticks and brickbats immediately after the programme ended.

"The attackers alleged that we were lying and there were no floods," he said. 

He has started a case against 10 to 12 unidentified people at Shahbagh Police Station.

On July 16, a car carrying the Mancha spokesperson was attacked by Bangladesh Chhatra League activists when he was leaving the Dhaka metropolitan magistrate’s court after attending the hearing of a case against him.

Sarker and Ganajagaran Mancha activist Sanatan Ullash had turned themselves in to the court on that day on charges of defaming Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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