Pabna district unit of ruling Awami League (AL) has expelled its Bera Upazila unit president and municipality mayor Abdul Baten for his direct involvement in the process to get a detained relief plunderer released.
Pabna district AL (acting) President Rezaul Rahim Lal and General Secretary Golam Faruq Prince issued a letter expelling Abdul Baten this afternoon, the president and the general secretary themselves confirmed it to BSS.According to Pabna district AL sources, members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained Korban Ali Sardar, Dhalarchar Union Parishad chairman and the president of the union unit AL in Bera Upazila, with 229 sacks of relief rice on Monday night.
After his detention, as per the directives of central AL, Pabna district unit of the party expelled Korban Ali from all party posts and cancelled his primary membership.
But Abdul Baten, terming Korban Ali’s detention as an administrative conspiracy, was trying to get him (Korban Ali) released.
Subsequently, as per the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s directives, the district unit of AL expelled Abdul Baten for his direct involvement in the process to get Korban Ali released.