Dhaka, Aug. 21 -- Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Wednesday said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia cannot evade the responsibility for the grisly August-21 grenade attack.

"The attack was made led by Tarique Rahman with the knowledge of his mother BNP chief Khaleda Zia," he told reporters after placing wreaths at a makeshift altar in front of Awami League central office at Bangabandhu Avenue.

As per the confessional statement by government officials, the minister said the then Directorate General of Forces Intelligence tried to investigate the incident, but Khaleda rebuked them. "So, she's liable for the attack, and she can't evade the responsibility."

Hasan, also the Publicity and Publication Secretary of AL, said the August-21 gren...