Inspired by the statement of Ebadur Rahman, vice-principal of the madrasa and imam of the local mosque, two students of the madrasa smashed the Bangabandhu sculpture in Kushtia. They collected hammers from the mosque under construction and visited the corner of 5 roads. Mithun and Nahid said this within their statement under section 164 in the court on Sunday (December 13).
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Police produced the accused madrasa students Nahid and Mithun within the Senior Judicial Magistrate’s Court on Sunday (December 13th) at noon. They testified under Section 164 before Judge Delwar Hossain. This activity lasts till 6 pm. Later, the judge ordered to send both of them to jail.
In the statement, Mithun and Nahid gave details of the vandalism of Bangabandhu’s sculpture. On Friday (December 5th), the day of the incident, the 2 admitted that they had planned to vandalize the sculpture, inspired by the statement of the madrasa’s vice-principal and native mosque imam, Ebadur Rahman.
Kushtia Superintendent of Police SM Tanvir Arafat said, “In this incident, the madrassa teachers misguided the police and helped the accused to flee .” We also are investigating whether or not they are directly or indirectly involved with the accused. Whoever’s name comes up within the investigation, we’ll hand him over to the law. ‘
Late on December 5, a sculpture under construction of Bangabandhu was vandalized at the intersection of 5 roads in Kushtia city. Police arrested two students and two teachers of the madrasa after identifying them after watching CCTV footage.