Section 144 imposed in Narayanganj

Sun Online Desk

27th September, 2020 03:44:00 printer

Section 144 imposed in Narayanganj


Narayanganj district administration has imposed section 144 in city corporation and adjoining areas following meetings called by two Islamist groups at the same time.

Hefajat-e-Islam and Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamat convened a meeting at the same time on Sunday, said sources.

The restriction will come into effect at 6am on Sunday and will continue till further notice.

Narayanganj City Corporation, Chasara Shahid Minar and Khanpur 300-bed Hospital and adjacent areas are under the purview of the injunction.

Local administration has taken the measure to avoid any untoward incident as two Islamist groups called meeting at the same place and same time.

The meetings was called over a post on facebook about Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi, chief of Hefajat-e-Islam.

Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamat called meeting protesting derogatory facebook post on the organisation’s late Amir Allama Ahmad Shafi. Hefajat-e-Islam also invited a counter meeting.