Jamaat calls dawn-to-dusk hartal for Molla


Jamaat-e- Islami called a further dawn to dusk countrywide hartal on Wednesday in protest of the death sentence against Quader Molla and with demand of his release.

It’s acting secretary general Shafiqur Rahman declared it in a press release at around 12:30am on Wednesday.

The press release alleged that the government planned to kill Quader Molla using judiciary.

Earlier on Tuesday Chamber Judge of the Supreme Court stayed the execution of Molla till 10:30pm. Molla’s execution scheduled at 12:01 am.

However, Molla did not appeal for clemency to president as junior Law Minister Quamrul Islam told last night.

Source: Dhaka Tribune