Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Sunday alleged that ‘indiscriminate’ killing of opposition leaders and activists in the name of ‘so-called’ gunfight has become a ‘game’ for the law enforcers.

In a statement he said, “Savar Municipality unit Jubo Dal organising secretary Shah Alam Nayan was subjected to such a brutal game.”

The statement was issued protesting the killing of Nayan in a ‘gunfight’ on Saturday night. “We don’t have any suitable word to condemn such a cruel murder.”

Mirza Alamgir demanded a neutral investigation into Nayan’s murder to put the killers on trial immediately.

He alleged that the government is unrelentingly repressing BNP leaders and activists as there is no rule of law and accountability in the country.

“The current regime which usurped state power by force has continued killing and oppressing by its party cadres and law enforces to eliminate the opposition and perpetuate itself in power,” he added.

The BNP leader said, Bangladesh is being labeled as a den of terrorism due to the government’s misdeeds and failures and repressive acts.

He alleged that the government on one hand is repressing opposition leaders and activists by resorting to killings, enforced disappearances and false cases, while sending BNP senior leaders to jail, on the other.

He prayed for the salvation of Nayan’s departed soul and conveyed his sympathy to the bereaved family members.