Thousands of Hephazate activists attacked various places with batons after prayers on Friday afternoon from Darul Uloom Mueenul Islam, known as the great madrasa of Hathazari.
Witnesses said several thousand Hifazat activists marched from the Hathazari Bar medal at around 2.15pm to protest Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh. During that time, they attacked the Hathazari police station, the union office and the post office bungalow.
Additional Chittagong District Police Supervisor (North) Machiuddaullah Reza told bdnews24.com, “Hefazat activists left the madrasa and attacked the police station without provocation. They vandalized the police station. “
Hathazari Upazila Nirbahi (UNO) official Ruhul Amin said, “Hefazat-e-Islam activists attacked and vandalized the union’s land office and bungalow. They also set fire to the land office. They also set fire to the assistant commissioner’s vehicle (land).
“When firefighters came to put out the blaze, guards prevented them from entering the land office.”
Hefazat activists later chased police and blocked the Chittagong-Khagrachhari road at the Madrasa door. ITA said their roadblock continued until 5:30 p.m.
ASI Shilbrat Barua of Chittagong Medical College Police Station told bdnews24.com, “Five injured were brought to the hospital. Doctors pronounced four of them dead. ”
Police said all the victims were shot, but that they could not immediately confirm their identities.
Asked about this, Azizul Haque, central secretary of Hefazat-e-Islam, told bdnews24.com: “Four people were killed in a police attack. They are all workers of Hefazat-e-Islam.”
According to Azizul Haque Islamabad, the deceased were identified as Rabiul, Mehraj, Abdullah and Jamil. Three of them were students of the bear Hathazari Bara, one was a tailor.
Hefazat-e-Islam, an organization based in Qawma Madrasa, made its debut in 2010. Women’s politics have created mass anarchy in the country by opposing the Ganajagaran Manchi formed in 2013 to demand the trial of war criminals.
On May 5, 2013, the organization carried out mass anarchy at Motijheel Shapla Chattar in Dhaka. The organization was originally led by Darul Uloom Muinul Islam, known as the Hathazari Bara Madrasa.