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Rizvi accuses several AL men of having links to war crimes

  • Published at 04:34 pm December 23rd, 2018
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File photo of BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi addresses a press meet at BNP's Naya Paltan headquarters on Wednesday, December 05, 2018 Collected

The senior BNP leader was speaking at a press briefing at BNP's Naya Paltan headquarters on Sunday

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has accused 23 Awami League members and their families of having links to war crimes that were carried out during the Liberation War of 1971.

He made the claim while addressing the media during a press briefing at BNP's Naya Paltan headquarters on Sunday. 

He further claimed: “People who were involved with war crimes later got involved with the Awami League and are now continuing politics with the ruling party.”. 

“The ruling party’s activists are continuously attacking our leaders and activists nationwide, ahead of the election,” he added. 

Rizvi further went on to claim: “The government is using social media to spread fake news against former president Ziaur Rahman’s family members. They are also still filling false cases against our party members.”

The senior BNP leader also demanded the immediate release of all arrested BNP leaders and activists.