Sunday, October 20, 2013

17 July,2007-Sheikh Hasina arrested

Army back Caretaker government in Bangladesh-2007-2008.
17 July 2007, Sheikh Hasina arrested.
On 17 July 2007, The daily Star, Dhaka, Bangladesh reports that: The joint forces zesterday arrested Awami League President Sheikh Hasina at her Dhanmondi residence in the city at around daybreak and later a court sent her to jail on charges of "Extortion".
According to the report the arrest created some political dissatisfaction: Awami League supporters trying to stop the car carrying Sheikh Hasina, the police charged baton and fired three rounds of rubber bullet to desperse the angey mob.
The repot note that: In april, the government had tried to force Hasina stay abroad by imposing a ban on her coming home from UK. But in the face of criticism both at home and abroad. it withdrew the restrictions, leading to a triumphant return for her and that, Political observers see the arrest as a leap towards. the
"minus-two theory" that seeks to dethrone Hasina and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia who have reigned over the country politics for years. "Hasina arrested,sent to sub-jail", 17 july, The Daily Star, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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