Bhola incident a deep conspiracy against state: HC
Published : Tuesday, 22 October, 2019 at 12:00 AM Count : 625
The High Court (HC) has observed Bhola incident that left four people killed and many others injured a deep conspiracy against the state.
The HC bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahsan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader came up with the observation following a petition in this regard on Monday.
Lawyer Roniul Islam produced reports of the incident published on different newspapers before the court. He said, "Casualties were happened by police firing. So, there is a possibility of affecting the probe if police investigate the incident."
He sought suo moto rule with the directive of forming a judicial probe body to investigate into the incident.
Then, the court replied that the government is monitoring and investigating the incident. We do not want to interfere in the incident at this moment. We will take initiative if the law enforcement agencies fail to investigate.
The court also expressed hope that police investigation will uncover the real mystery behind the incident.
At least four people were killed and over hundred injured in a clash between police and a mob in Borhanuddin upazila of Bhola over a hate conversation spread through the Facebook messenger.