Allama Shafi’s death, Mamunul and 43 others have been implicated by the PBI
The PBI has issued an investigation report into the death of Amir Shah Ahmad Shafi of Hifazat-e-Islam. The report, filed in a Chittagong court on Monday, found 43 people, including Hefazat Amir Allama Babungari and Mamunul Haque, now widely criticized, PBI DIG Banaj Kumar Majumder said.
PBI’s Chittagong district superintendent Nazmul Hasan said they had taken the testimony of at least 22 people in the investigation of the case. Besides death, they have brought various issues including vandalism in the madrasa under investigation. However, he did not agree to talk in detail about this.
Amir Ahmad Shafi, director general of Hathazari Madrasa and founder of Hefazat, died on September 17 last year while undergoing treatment in Dhaka. The day before his death, Allama Shafi resigned as director general amid widespread student protests at the madrassa, and his son, Anas Madani, the assistant director of the madrassa, was also fired.
Allama Shafi’s brother-in-law said on December 16 in the dispute between the custody. Moin Uddin filed the case in the Chittagong court. It is alleged that Ahmed Shafi was killed as a result of “mental torture”. Where 36 people were accused.
The court took cognizance of the case and directed the PBI to investigate and submit a report within a month. The PBI submitted the report to the court on Monday.