Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, said the brutal killings at the BDR headquarters on February 25 was staged to foil people's verdict in the last parliamentary polls and push the country towards a "civil war".
The PM made the comment when she was addressing the distribution ceremony of Bazlur Rahman Smriti Padak 2008 at the National Museum.
The Liberation War Museum honors journalists with the award named after the late editor of the daily Sangbad every year for their work on the history of the Liberation War.
Sheikh Hasina asked all to remain alert about the conspirators.
Matiur Rahman Chowdhury has the details.