ASK Observation – Politician’s Interfering with Due Process

ASK Observes that the involvement of the Local MP Candidate at a siege protest held at the police station is inappropriate. 

Political affiliation should not interfere with the path of justice.

Tipu Sultan , MP for Manirampur Involved in a ''Siege'' of the local police station

Tipu Sultan ,  Manirampur Involved in a ”Siege” of the local police station

Adam Ali is a Jubo League activist who has been accused in 10 criminal cases, including one for murder.

According to the Operation in Charge (OC) at Manirampur police Station, there are eight charges against Adam Ali at Manirampur Police Station and he was detained in case regarding the vandalism at City Corporation Mayor Shahid Iqbal’s residence.

”He was freed on Monday after a court gave him bail in two cases filed under the Explosive Act”.

 

Reference:  Prothom Alo [Click for Bengali Newspaper]  

12 January 2014

11.30 am   Member of Joint Forces arrested Adam Ali from Durgapur area

2.00 pm   Tipu Sultan, Ruling party member [ Jessore-5,Manirampur, stood as a candidate for elections] started a ‘’siege’’ protest  at front gate of Manirampur police station demanding the release of its youth affiliate group leader.

After receiving assurance from the former MP and present President of the District Awami League – Ali Reza over phone that their demands will be  fulfilled ,they ended strike at 9 pm (after passing of 7 hours).

Adam Ali was released on 13 January 2014  at the Court of Amirul Islam, Senior Judge at Jessore.

 

Local Unit in Jessore Demands Withdrawal of Jessore SP

Local Awami Leagu Unit in Jessore Demands Withdrawal of Jessore Superintendant of Police

BD NEWS [English] 

The party’s district unit President Ali Reza Raju made the demand at a press conference at the Jessore Press Club on Tuesday noon.

The demand came after Awami League leaders and activists, led by party’s Jessore-3 MP candidate for the 10th parliament election Khan Tipu Sultan, laid a siege to a police station.
They were demanding the release of its youth front Jubo League’s leader Adam Ali, an accused in several cases including one concerning a murder.

Raju threatened an indefinite agitation and hunger strike unless SP Joydev Bhadra was moved out of Jessore within 15 days.