The city of Cox’s Bazar has become almost paralyzed due to sudden demonstrations and protest rallies. At 5:30 pm today, several thousand people took to the streets of the city to protest the burning of tires. Thousands of shops on both sides of the road were closed at that time. Hundreds of shops and businesses in the beach and hotel-motel zone were also closed in the evening.
Cox’s Bazar district Awami League general secretary and municipal mayor Mujibur Rahman has been charged with attempted murder.
According to police sources, a case of attempted murder was registered at Cox’s Bazar Sadar Model Police Station around 2pm today in connection with the shooting of former district BCL leader Monaf Sikder on the night of October 28. Monaf Sikder’s elder brother filed the case. Shahjahan. District Awami League general secretary Mujibur Rahman was made the No. 1 accused in the case and district Awami League organizing secretary Nazneen Sarwar Kaberi was made the No. 2 accused in the case. In addition, seven or eight unidentified persons have been accused.
As news of the case spread around 5:30 pm, several thousand followers, party leaders, activists and supporters of Mujibur Rahman took to the streets. At that time, they staged a procession and a protest rally demanding the withdrawal of the false case. They set fire to tires at different places on the road and stopped the movement of vehicles. At this time shops, businesses, hotels and restaurants were closed.
The plaintiff Monaf Sikder’s brother said.The bullet entered one side of Monaf Sikder’s stomach and exited the other. Monaf Sikder is currently undergoing treatment at Chittagong Medical College Hospital. His condition is critical.
Monaf Sikder, who was shot while undergoing treatment at Chittagong Medical College Hospital, said in a video message on Saturday, ‘I was shot on the instructions of Mayor Mujibur Rahman. When they (the miscreants) fired, they were saying, “Are you with Mujib Chairman?” Do you need Mujib with the chairman? ” After saying this, he shot from behind and fled.
Cox’s Bazar Municipality Mayor Mujibur Rahman told Prothom Alo that Monaf Sikder, a former BCL cadre, was in Dhaka when he was shot. District Awami League conference in front. Controversy surrounds the conference, and political opponents accuse him of falsely defaming him socially and tarnishing his image.
Stating that he is ready to go to jail in a false case, the general secretary of the district Awami League said, he does politics for the people, politics for Sheikh Hasina and Bangabandhu. However, he does not know who is protesting in the city and who is closing shops.