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Accused Faisal named 15 BNP leaders over Noakhali temple attack: Police

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 26th October, 2021 11:22:59 AM
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Police have said that accused in Noakhali temple attack BNP leader Faisal in his confessional statement disclosed that 15 leaders, including BNP central vice president Barkatullah Bulu, were involved in the attack.

Noakhali Swecchasebak Dal’s joint convenor Faisal Imam alias Kamal, 39, made the confessional statement on Monday night over the attack on the Hindu temple at Chowmuhani in Noakhali’s Begumganj, according to several media reports.

Swecchasebak Dal is an associate body of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).

Police said Faisal gave the statement under section 164 before the Noakhali chief judicial magistrate court on Monday night.

Senior judicial magistrate Mohammad Saeedin Nahi recorded the statement of the Swecchasebak Dal leader.