Later, the court took cognisacne of the complaint and ordered Detective Branch (DB) of police to submit a probe report in this regard. According to the case statement, Tarique Rahman termed Sheikh Mujibur Rahman “Pakbandhu” while he was addressing a programme in London on September 29 in 2014. In the statement, the petitioner quoted Tarique: “Sheikh Mujib is not Bangabandhu, rather he is Pakbandhu. He cannot be the father of the nation, he is a killer, agencies report.
Sedition charge against Tarique, proof report submitted
Police on Sunday submitted the probe report against BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman in a sedition case filed for terming Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman “Pakbandhu”.Senior assistant commissioner of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Jewel Rana submitted the report to the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Muhammad Asaduzzaman Nur.In the report, the DB official, also the investigation officer of the case, informed the court that they have found the sedition allegations against Tarique Rahman as true. The court fixed November 8 for acceptance of the charges. On October 19 in 2014, president of Bangabandhu Foundation Adv Moshiur Rahman Malek filed the case with the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court of Dhaka.