Awami League Presidium member and 14-party spokesperson Mohammed Nasim on Wednesday demanded that rapists and repressors of women be tried in a special tribunal.
‘The number of women repression and rape has increased (alarmingly). So, I request the law minister to punish the rapists and oppressors through forming a special tribunal,’ a press release quoted Nasim as saying at a discussion at Jatiya Press Club in the capital, reports BSS.Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote organised the discussion marking the homecoming day of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote President Sarah Begum Kabari chaired the programme.
Among others, AL Advisory Council Member Mozaffar Hossain Paltu, Deputy Publicity Secretary Aminul Islam and central executive committee member Advocate Qamrul Islam spoke on the occasion.
Nasim said, ‘I request the law enforcement agencies to take necessary steps to ensure exemplary punishment for the culprits.’
He said BNP is now scattered as a party. When a party becomes scattered, there is a fear of conspiracy, he said, urging all to remain alert against them (BNP).