A court in the port city here today took into cognizance a complaint against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia, senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman and a member of its central executive committee over the issuance of a death threat to the prime minister Sheikh Hasina on social media.
Information and research secretary of Chittagong south district Awami League Abdul Kader Sujan filed the case accusing directly BNP central executive committee member Irad Ahmed Siddqui of issuing the threat.
Irad, he alleged, posted two statuses on the Face book on September 25 saying ‘It is not possible to restore democracy and balance of power without the killing of Sheikh Hasina’.
Plaintiff's lawyer Abul Hashem said Khaleda Zia and Tarique were named in the case as Irad could not have posted the status as a central BNP leader without their consents.
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