No act of ‘sabotage’ in Ctg stampede: Probe report
The probe body responsible for the the investigation for the stampede at the qulkhwani of former Chittagong mayor Mohiuddin Chowdhury at a community centre reported that it did not find the evidence of any act of sabotage, but blamed its organizers for mismanagement, reports Ntv. The report stated that it was ‘just an accident, and no one was responsible for it’. It was submitted to the office of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) Commissioner on Thursday night.
Deputy Commissioner (South) SM Mostain Hossain, head of the probe body, said, “We, in the report, made several recommendations. We’ve suggested the authorities concerned to keep the operation of Rima Convention Centre suspended until the faults at its entry point are fixed.”
He added that the organizers need to take all-out preparations and informed the police while organizing such a big programme.On December 18, at least 10 people were killed and 50 others injured in a stampede during the qulkhwani of late former Chittagong City Corporation Mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury at the convention centre at Askar Dighirpar in the city.