Sounding a stern note of action against terrorism and anarchism Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday said none will be spared for committing violence and anarchy in the country.
“Trouble makers, a section of unruly militant outfit attacked various government, private establishments police and railway stations, Brahmanbaria Press Club, residence and office of the Zila Parishad chairman in the last couple of days ,” he told journalists at his office after emerging from an emergency meeting with chiefs of different forces and intelligence agencies.
He said, Hefajat-e-Islam took innocent and minor madrasa students to the roads as shields and damaged properties at Hathazari upazila of Chattogram and Brahmanbaria and created anarchic situation.
In the name of Basher Kella (Bamboo Fort) website, a vested terrorists group has been instigating for committing criminal acts through social media across the country, the minister said.
“We tried to face the matter with utmost patience initially but from now on we will deal it with iron hands, he said adding that the government has taken up all out measures to stop such heinous and terrorists acts.
Replying to a query, the minister said various militant groups including BNP might have involved in such instigation for unleashing terrorism and violence.
“It is clear that some militant groups, who attempted to create terrorism and anarchic situation in the country earlier they are again out to engaged themselves in those activities,” Kamal said.
He said, “You have seen earlier that there were some militant organizations who were linked with Jamaat- Shibir are now visible and instigating for committing violence.”
“Harkatul Jihad or Ansar Ullah Bangla Team, whatever you say, all the main leadership has come from Jamaat-Shibir,” the minister opined.
Hefajat-e-Islam staged a protest at Baitul Mukarram on Friday over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh.
Earlier, unruly Hefajat-e-Islam activities clashed with police and Awami League leaders and workers with brickbats and sharp weapons after Jummah prayers at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque.