PM asked authorities to take action against Nur attackers: Quader

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the authorities concerned to take organisational and administrative actions against the those who attacked Ducsu Vise-President Nurul Haque Nur and his supporters on Sunday, said Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader.

He said: “Awami League Presidium Member Jahangir Kabir Nanak visited the injured persons at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Sunday as per instruction of the prime minister. He also talked with the doctors about the treatment of the injured.”

“Strict action will be taken against those who were involved with the attack,” he added.

Regarding step against the responsible members of Muktijuddho Moncho, the minister said he talked to the home minister over the matter and requested him to take action against them.

He termed the incident as embarrassing to the party.

The activists of a faction of Muktijuddho Moncho, mostly comprised of Chhatra League supporters, once again beat up Nur and his supporters, storming into his office at the Ducsu building on Sunday.

At least 26 of his supporters were injured in the attack carried out around 12:45 pm after Ducsu Assistant General Secretary and BCL leader Saddam Hussain threatened Nur with dire consequences if he didn’t leave his office.