A case has been filed against a madrasa teacher for seeking salvation for the departed souls of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s killers.
Abdul Kader Talukdar, former commander of the Muktijoddha Command Council, filed the case against Gopalpur Kamil Madrasa Principal Dr Faizul Amir Sarker Saturday night.
Faizul is from Muradnagar upazila in Comilla district.
Gopalpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge Al Mamun said: “Faizul is being questioned. We are investigating into the matter.”
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Witnesses said the Gopalpur upazila administration had arranged a special prayer programme for freedom fighters who died during the Liberation War of 1971 at the Upazila Freedom Fighters’ office Saturday morning.
Faizul conducted a munajat (prayer) at the program where he sought salvation for those who were hanged in connection with killing of Bangabandhu.
Upazila Chairman Yunus Islam Talukder and Upazila Nirbahi Officer Dilruba Sharmin, among others, were also present in the program.
Police detained Faizul immediately after the incident.
This article was first published on Bangla Tribune