SCBA demands arrest of guilty AL men in 72-hourNew Age Online
The Supreme Court Bar Association on Thursday sets a 72-hour ultimatum to the authorities, demanding arrest of the musclemen of the ruling Awami League who had brutally assaulted lawyers on the apex court premises Sunday.
SCBA president AJ Mohammad Ali made the call after observing a scheduled hunger strike in the Bar Association Building. The token strike ended at 1:30 pm.
Several hundred lawyers of the opposition camp took part in the programme. It began at 10:00am to press home the lawyers’ demand for arresting the ruling party men who had brutally attacked lawyers while they were attempting to join BNP’s ‘march for democracy’ programme on Sunday.
Krishak Sramik Janata League, Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal extended their supports to the programme.
KSJL president Abdul Kader Siddique, BDB president Professor AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury and JSD faction president ASM Abdur Rob joined.
National Press Club president Kamal Uddin Sabuj and general secretary Sayed Abdal Ahmad, BFUJ faction president Ruhul Amin Gazi and its secretary general Shaukat Mahmood, among others also joined the hunger strike programme.
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