Bangladesh Islamist militant outfit chief Abdul Awal has reportedly resigned from the group following the violence unleashed by its members in the country.
Awal, chief of Hefazat’s Narayanganj unit and nayeb-e-ameer of Hefazat-e-Islam has announced to resign from his position out of annoyance over the violence.
Awal made the announcement while delivering a sermon on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat on Monday night at railway mosque of DIT commercial area in Narayanganj.
In the name of protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bangladesh trip, activists of Hefazat-e-Islam militants created violence in Dhaka, Narayanganj, Sylhet, Brahmanbaria, Chittagong and all over the country.
The militant groups used children of the Qawmi Madrasas in extensive vandalism at and set fire to government establishments.
The group vandalized all government offices and police station and temples of Brahmanbaria and Chattogram.
The militants attacked on public vehicles and police throwing bricks. The police also opened fire on them to keep the situation under control in the two districts.
At least 60 policemen were injured and 14 people died during the clash.