Hefazat e Islam claimed that in the early hours of Monday morning Police, RAB (paramilitary force Rapid Action Battalion) and BGB (Bangladesh border guards) attacked Hefazat’s sit-in in Dhaka, killing more than 2,000 people and injuring more than 15,000. They stated several thousands people were also missing. Hefazat alleged that this incident took place on the order of the Home Minister Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir. They further stated armed foreign groups also took part in this mass killing to root out Islam from Bangladesh.
They described 6th May as “Black Night”. Before attacking electricity was cut off, mobile networks shutdown and all media evicted from the spot. After that RAB, Police, BGB (Bangladesh’s border guards) along with heavily armed and equipped foreign forces massively cracked down on unarmed Hefazat-e-Islam protesters and leaders who were peacefully gathered at Shapla Chattor.
During the brutal attack some workers of Hefazat e islam were praying, some were sleeping.
They also claimed they have no relation with any vandalism taking place on Sunday and they strongly maintained that ruling party’s thugs burnt the Quran and others shops to blame Hefazat-e-Islam.
The following persons were among those who signed the statement: Maulana Noor Hussian Kashemi, convenor of Dhaka metropolitian city, adviser Abdul Latif Nezami , co-convenor Maulana abdur Rab Yusufe and others.
Article source: Amar Desh