• Monday, Nov 29, 2021
  • Last Update : 02:03 pm

BNP: Govt can’t avoid responsibility for misdeeds of MP Papul

  • Published at 11:13 pm June 10th, 2020
web-BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi s
File photo of BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Collected

Both the deaths and infections from coronavirus is surging daily due to the government’s “failure” to tackle the situation, Rizvi says

Terming the detention of a Bangladeshi MP by Kuwait on charge of “human trafficking” a shameful incident, BNP alleged that the government has introduced “casino capitalism” in the country by “usurping” power.

Speaking at a virtual press conference, party's Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi said the government cannot avoid the responsibility for the misdeeds of Laxmipur-2 MP Mohammad Shahid Islam, widely known as Kazi Papul, UNB reports.

According to media reports, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Kuwait detained Papul from his residence there on Saturday night due to an alleged involvement in human trafficking and money laundering.

"MP Kazi Shahid Islam has been arrested in Kuwait on charges of human trafficking and corruption of thousands of crores of taka. Though it’s a very shameful incident for Bangladesh, the government is least bothered about it. An unknown person in the country's political arena, Papul became an MP and also made his wife the same, and the sources of their wealth is not known,” said Rizvi.

Ever since Awami League came to power, he alleged that persons like Papul are nurtured by removing people, the source of all power of the country, from the political landscape.

“This is how casino capitalism has been introduced in the country over the last 12 years. So, the government can't evade the responsibility for the misdeeds of Papul.”

Turning to the coronavirus issue, Rizvi said both the deaths and infections from the deadly virus is surging daily due to the government’s “failure” to tackle the situation.  

He also said people are going through serious trouble for lack of treatment and equipment at the hospitals. "People are crying for an oxygen cylinder, and ventilator support to protect the lives of their near and dear ones.”

Stating that the Health Ministry used to get a budgetary allocation of Tk10,000 crore to Tk20,000 crore every year, the BNP leader said the health sector was not developed due to corruption and irregularities. “The country’s health sector wouldn’t have collapsed had it been developed over the years utilising the budgetary allocation.”

Rizvi said the government is arresting BNP leaders and activists at such a bad time of pandemic and suppressing them by using the state machinery.

53
Facebook 51
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail