“Their all efforts will be futile. Bangladesh will go forward under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,” he added.
The home minister said this while addressing distinguished personalities of Natore, including local political leaders, after inaugurating the newly constructed building for Sadar police station yesterday.
He called upon all citizens, including the law enforcing agencies, to be united and raise voice against extremist forces and distortion of religion so that no element can carry out any conspiracy against the country.
"We are over sure; we will defeat the anti-nation elements. We need people's support to take a bold stance against extremism in the country.”
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak, Deputy Inspector General of police (Rajshahi region) M Khurshid Hossein, Awami League MP from Natore Sadar Shafiqul Islam Shimul, Lalpur-Bagatipara MP Abul Kalam Azad and Deputy Commissioner Khalilur Rahman also spoke with Superintendent of Police Biplob Bijoy Talukder in the
High officials of administration and law enforcing agencies including police, RAB, BGB and Ansar-VDP, political leaders, public representative and member of the civil society were present in the meeting.
He alleged that the fundamentalists were carrying out attacks in the name of Islam, although Islam never preaches killing people to establish the religion.
He said: “We can never let Bangladesh in the hands of some extremists and derailed people. There were political patronizations behind the Gulshan and Sholakia militant attacks.
"The masterminds behind these attacks will be brought to justice within a shortest possible time," he said adding that chapter of one of the masterminds was closed in Saturday's Narayanganj gunfight incident. Chapter of other kingpins will also be closed immediately," he added.