Maj Gen (retd) AK Mohammad Ali Shikder, Security Analyst
Security of the state faced a threat following celebrity photographer Shahidul Alam’s provocative statement taking advantage of the road safety protests. When the state’s public security falls into a threat, the state security also finds itself in a threat. The activities that cause a state to be in trouble, are actually dangerous crimes. These are the crimes against the state. The identity of someone is not so important; rather it is the deeds he or she does or did. If the person is found guilty of doing anything against the state, he or she has to be brought to justice.Those arrested have allegations against them and they have to be respectful to the country’s law and the state. It will be evident in the court whether the arrestee has done any criminal act. The innocent will be freed. We can place the demand from home and abroad. We can also demand the people with helmets to be arrested and brought to justice. This is because nobody take law into their own hand.
From TV footages, we saw that Shibir men and militants wearing while uniforms taking machetes from bag packs and keeping them again there. Some people of this kind were active during the protests demanding road safety, who tried to create anarchy by using the demonstration as a weapon. They tried to push the state towards a devastating situation. All of them have to be arrested. The attackers have to be brought to justice. Translated by Sayeed Muhammad
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