Police providing safety to Murad`s wife
Published: 07:31 PM, 7 January 2022
Disgraced state minister for information and broadcasting Murad Hasan
Disgraced state minister for information and broadcasting Murad Hasan, who has been widely criticized for his controversial remarks, has been accused of beating his wife. On Thursday afternoon when his wife Dr Jahanara Ehsan sought cooperation from police calling 999, police rushed to the spot.
Murad Hasan was not found at home when he saw Jahanara crying. Since then, the police have been keeping a close watch on the safety Dr Jahanara Ehsan.
On Thursday evening, Dr Jahanara Ehsan, lodged the GD with Dhanmondi Police Station alleging that she had been beaten and threatened with death.
In the GD copy, plaintiff Jahanara Ehsan alleged, "Dr. Murad has been physically and mentally abusing me and my children in vulgar language and threatening to kill me. Today, on 07/01/2022, at around 2:45 pm, as before, he started abusing and beating me and my children. When I called 999, Dhanmondi police reached the spot and he (Murad) left the house. I am insecure in this situation. The defendant can harm me and my children at any time."
Police have been in regular contact with Jahanara Ehsan since the allegation was filed.
Dhanmondi Police Station OC Ikram Ali said that we are ready to provide any support to Dr Jahanara Ehsan. If she feels any kind of problem or feels insecure let us know, we will take action immediately.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on December 6 had asked Murad to step down from the cabinet by December 7 and he tendered resignation accordingly.
Murad hit headlines after making indecent comments on BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and her daughter and leaking out of several other telephone conversations.