Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday said that the party's acting chairman Tarique Rahman was not involved in August 21 grenade attack on Awami League's rally in Dhaka in 2004.
Fakhrul Islam Alamgir made the remark addressing a commemoration at Dhaka Reporters' Unity a day before delivering the verdict of the grenade attack case.
'I can say with swear that Tarique Rahman, Abdus Salam Pintu, Lutfuzzaman Babor and none of BNP men were involved with it (August 21 grenade attack incident),' Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said at the commemoration meeting.
He said involving Tarique Rahman with the incident in politically it was proved that the government with political intention involved them in the grenade attack case.
Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said the ruling Awami League capitalising the issue of grenade attack incident was making statements against BNP and destroying the party.
He said if fair investigation was conducted, the real culprit of the incident would be identified.
Shahid Zehad Smriti Parishad organised the commemoration marking the 28th death anniversary of JCD activist Nazir Uddin Zehad who was killed on October 10, 1990 during the movement against military autocratic ruler HM Ershad.
Courtesy: The New Age