07:07 PM, December 19, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 07:25 PM, December 19, 2018

5 BNP leaders held in Moulvibazar

Police today arrested five BNP leaders in connection with an attack on the motorcade of Md Shahab Uddin, Awami League candidate for Moulvibazar-1 constituency, yesterday.

The arrestees are--Barlekha upazila BNP President Abdul Hafiz, 58, Dakkhinbagh union BNP General Secretary Abdul Jabbar, 45, Juri upazila BNP leader Hazi Masum Reza, 40, Abdul Gafur Selim, 45, and Rezaul Karim Raju, 30.

Mohammad Jasim Uddin, officer-in-charge of Barlekha Police Station, said the BNP men were arrested in a case filed with the police station over yesterday’s attack on the motorcade of Shahab Uddin.

The motorcade of AL candidate Md Shahab Uddin came under attack while they were campaigning in Juri Bazar area of Juri upazila last night, the OC told our Moulvibazar correspondent.


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