3 July 2017, Mon, 8:19

Noted Poet and human rights activist Forhad Mozhar abducted; Secretary General urges for his rescue

Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 3rd July, 2017 expressing deep concern as noted poet, columnist and journalist Forhad Mozhar has been abducted from his residence this dawn by a group of people.

“Poet Forhad Mozhar is a familiar figure to the countrymen. He is a courageous voice in the struggle for upholding independence, sovereignty, public interest, rule of law and human rights. It is really an incident of great concern and worries, if a renowned person like him is abducted from the residence. The nation is in deep thoughts as this may be another conspiracy against the rising voice and the patriot intellectuals.

We are urging the government to take effective and immediate steps to rescue poet Forhad Mozhar and to bring him back to his family at good condition. Otherwise, it would bring disastrous consequence for all. We are also calling upon the countrymen to raise voice against such misdeeds.”