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.
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”.
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.
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.