A human chain was formed on Wednesday demanding withdrawal of the case and release of Master Mohammad Ullah, Chairman of Matarbari Union Parishad under Moheshkhali upazila in Cox’s Bazar.

A large number of men and women joined the human chain and protest rally. Hundreds of men and women stood on two sides of 3-kilometer road from Rajghat to Puran Bazar with banners and festoons.

The men and women chanted various slogans demanding immediate and unconditional release of the UP chairman.

Former UP member Bashir Ahmad said, “UP Chairman Mohammad Ullah has been made the main accused in the murder case in a bid to tarnish his image. He was accused from conspiracy.”

Panel Chairman Mujibur Rahman, shrimp and salt trader Awami League leader Kaushar Sikder, Juba League leader Abdus Sattar, Chhatra League leader Al Mujib Uddin Ripon, secretary of Matarbari Union Parishad Mohammad Rashid and others spoke at the human chain.

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent