Criticising Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's statement on the assassination of an Italian citizen in Dhaka, BNP's Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said that the government is again blaming others to conceal its failure.
The BNP leader made the allegation on Wednesday while talking to journalists at the party's central office in the capital. This is his first visit to the party office after eight months. During the period, he was in prison and stayed abroad for some time for medical treatment.
Juba Dal President Sayed Moazzem Hossain Alal, BNP's Education Affairs Secretary Khairul Kabir Khokon were also present at the party office.
Fakhrul said, "As usual, the government wants to shift liability on others whenever its administration fails to provide security to the foreign citizens."
At a press conference in New York on Tuesday, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that the BNP-Jamaat might have killed the Italian national. Fakhrul claimed that such incidents occur in absence of rule of law and lack of democratic environment in the country.
Meanwhile, Dr Asaduzzaman Ripon, BNP's international affairs secretary and spokesperson, at press briefing on Wednesday alleged that the government dug a ditch for their opponents by spreading propaganda of religious extremism, but the regime itself has now fallen in the ditch dug by it.
He said, "We know the government has tried to make gains from the western world by showing the fear of communalism and extremism. Though they've got some benefits by showing such fear, finally it'll be its victim."