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12:00 AM, January 22, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:40 AM, January 22, 2021


Over 100 BNP activists accused in three cases

Over 100 leaders and activists of BNP have been made accused in three cases over violence centring the Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) elections. 

The cases were filed with Bakalia, Kotwali and Akbarshah police stations, said police sources.

"The city unit of BCL committee's executive member Mosharuful  Haque Pavel filed a case accusing 35 BNP men in  connection with a clash between Awami League and BNP activists," said Nezam Uddin, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, yesterday.

"Police arrested four FIR accused persons in connection with the case," he said.

On Wednesday night, a clash broke out between AL and BNP activists after AL men were allegedly attacked by BNP supporters in front of Nasiman Bhaban, also the BNP office, in Kazir Dewri area.

During the incident, crude bombs were blasted and a vehicle was vandalised.

Meanwhile, OC Ruhul Amin of Bakalia Police Station said a case was lodged following a clash between AL and BNP men in Balirhat area of Bakalia during an election campaign of AL mayor candidate Rezaul Karim Chowdhury.

"One Imam Hossain Sagor filed the case accusing 24 BNP and its associate wing's leaders and activists. Police have arrested four persons in this connection," he added.

Besides, a staff member of Pahartali Degree College filed a case accusing 81 BNP  activists over attacking staffers of the college during the training session of EVM machine, said OC Jahir Hossain of Akbarshah Police Station.

"In the case statement, it was mentioned that the BNP men tried to enter the college forcibly. Failing to get in, they vandalised the window panes," he said.

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