Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said that the government has asked Myanmar to refrain from firing shots towards the Bangladesh border.
“A few mortar shells landed on the Bangladeshi side from Myanmar recently. We’ve lodged strong protests from every level of the government against the incident. We’ve also sent a message to our Ambassador to Myanmar through the Foreign Ministry. I hope Myanmar will show restraint soon,” said the Minister.
The home minister made the remarks at a seminar organized by Bangladesh Mahila Oikya Parishad at the Poet Sufia Kamal Auditorium of National Museum as the chief guest.
Replying to a question, the minister said that he doesn’t want to say anything about Babul Akhter’s allegations until the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) completes its probe.
“PBI’s probe will determine whether the allegations made by Babul are true or not. We have trust in PBI. They always conduct thorough investigations. All confusion will be cleared once the PBI investigation is completed,” said Kamal.
Former Superintendent of Police (SP) Babul Akhtar lodged a complaint with a court against six police officers along with PBI Chief Banaj Kumar Majumder for alleged custodial torture.
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The other five accused in the case are PBI Chittagong Metro Police Superintendent Naima Sultana and District Police Superintendent Nazmul Hasan, PBI Inspectors AK Mohiuddin Salim, Santosh Chakma, and Enayet Kabir.