Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Friday submitted a chargesheet against nine people, including a Chhatra League leader, on allegation of attacking the convoy of former US ambassador Marcia Bernicat.
According to the chargesheet, the attack took place 'on the assumption of anti-government conspiracy' at Citizens for Good Governance (Shujan) Secretary Badiul Alam Majumder's residence. Marcia Bernicat attended dinner there on 4 August in 2018.
Though the chargesheet was filed on 18 January, the information came to light Friday. DB police had filed the chargesheet with the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) court, reports Prothom Alo.
The nine accused are - Chhatra League leader Naimul Hasan, Firoz Mahmud, Mir Amzad Hossain, Shahidul Alam Khan, Tanha alias Mujahid, Saju Islam, Rajibul Islam, Md Siam and Oli Ahmed.
On the night of 4 August, Marcia Bernicat took part in a dinner at the house of Badiul Alam Majumder in Mohammadpur area. A group of armed men on motorcycles attacked the ambassador's car on the way back at around 11pm after dinner.
Sujan secretary Badiul Alam Majumder filed a case with Mohammadpur police station in this regard.
They had also attacked the residence of Badiul Alam Majumder and threatened him and his family that night, DB said in the chargesheet.