Miscreants cut off the tongue of an Islamic speaker named Shariful Islam Bhuiya (36), a Sunni speaker, for giving a speech against Shia followers in Akhaura, Brahmanbaria. The attack took place in Azampur area of the upazila last Saturday night. Not only the tongue, but also different parts of the body have injury marks. Mother: Shariful Islam
Bhuiya is the son of Maulana Abdur Rashid Bhuiya, an Arabic lecturer at Sreepur Islamia Fazil Madrasa in Vijaynagar upazila and Maulana Abdur Rashid of Chapuir village in Sadar upazila.
On inquiry, it is known that Maoist Shariful Islam held a mahfil in Daulatbari area of Vijayanagar on Saturday night. He gave a negative speech about Shias in the mahfil. A few people were on their way home at midnight at Azampur railway station area of Akhaura upazila after the mahfil
An ambush was carried out by stopping the movement. Meanwhile, Mao cut off a large part of Shariful’s tongue and lips. Moreover, they beat different parts of the body with sticks. Obaidallah (34) who was with Mao Shariful Islam Bhuiyan was injured.
Prof. (Arabic) Mao Abul Kalam Azad of Sreepur Islamia Fazil Madrasa of Vijaynagar Upazila said that Mao Shariful Islam Bhuiyan (Noori) had given an adverse speech to Shiadeo in Daulatbari Mahfil. With one of his nephews at the end of the party
On the way back on a motorcycle, a group of Shia supporters attacked. Then the attackers ran away when the people from the surrounding area fled due to the screams. Later he was rescued from there and taken to Brahmanbaria General Hospital with first aid
He was sent to Dhaka for treatment.
He also said that in this regard, the teachers and students of Sreepur Islamia Madrasah have formed a human chain before Zohar prayer on Sunday. They demanded that the attackers in the human chain be identified and brought to justice.
In this regard, Islam Uddin Dulal, General Secretary of Brahmanbaria District Branch of Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat, said that the attack was pre-planned because of his speech against Shia followers. We strongly condemn and protest this incident. Also, I demand that the attackers be brought under the law as soon as possible.
Akhaura Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Asadul Islam said, I heard news that Maoist Shariful Islam was attacked on his way home for giving a speech against another pro-Islamic party. However, there is still no written complaint on his behalf at the police station
not given But I contacted their relatives and told them to lodge a complaint with the police station. They said that speaker Shariful Islam Bhuiyan was being treated at Dhaka Medical Hospital, Brahmanbaria returned and informed about the complaint.