A Dhaka court on Sunday issued a warrant for the arrest of BNP leader Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and two 18-party men in a case filed for vandalizing and torching vehicles during the 18-party’s road blockade program in Dhaka on December 9, 2012.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Yunus Khan passed the order after accepting the chargesheet in the case.
The court issued the warrant for the arrest of the BNP acting secretary general and two others -- Mohammad Ali and Nasir -- as they did not appear before the court on Sunday.
Additional Deputy Commissioner of Information Crimes and Investigation Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Mohammad Anisur Rahman said Mirza Fakhrul was not an FIR-enlisted accused but his name has been inserted in the chargesheet.
Abu Arif, sub-inspector of Kadamtali Police Station, filed the case against 77 identified and 100-150 unidentified people on charge of vandalizing and torching vehicles on Postagola-Narayanganj highway at Eagle Box road in city’s Kadamtali area during 18-party’s road blockade program on December 9, 2012.
Jahid Khan, sub-inspector of the police station and also the investigation officer of the case, submitted chargesheet against 61 accused, including Fakhrul, on January 16, 2014.
Fakhrul is now in Singapore for treatment.
Arrest warrant issued against Fakhrul