A Narayanganj court has issued a warrant for the arrest of BNP acting Chairman Tarique Rahman and two other people in a defamation case.Senior Judicial Magistrate Milton Hossain passed the order on Monday after taking cognizance of a case filed by Awami League leader and Joy Bangla Muktijuddha Projonmo League convener Akram Hossain Badol.
The two others facing arrest warrants are UK chapter BNP President Shayesta Chowdhury Kuddus and General Secretary Kawsar M Ahmed.According to the case statement, Tarique defamed Bangabandhu and distorted the history of the Liberation War while speaking at a program in London.
Different media outlets published reports on the program held on 19 August.
----Monir Hossain, AA
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