A Dhaka court on Monday framed charges against 45 leaders and activists of BNP including BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi and its Dhaka Metropolitan North Convenor Amanullah Aman Amanullah Aman in a sabotage case filed with Mohammadpur Police Station eight years back.
Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Tofazzal Hossain framed the charges against the BNP leaders and activists.
The court also issued an arrest warrant against Rizvi as he remained absconding.
It also fixed January 4 for the next hearing, said advocate Syed Nazrul Islam, a counsel of the accused.
The other accused in the case include BNP leaders Barkatullah Bulu, Ruhul Kuddus Talukdar Dulu, Saiful Alam Nirob and Ishak Sarkar.
On January 17, 2015, 6/7 people sustained burn injuries as some miscreants hurled crude bomb targeting a bus in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur area.
A case was filed with Mohammadpur Police Station.
On August 23, 2016, Kamal Krishna Saha, sub-inspector of Mohammadpur Police Station submitted chargesheet against 45 BNP activists.