Ishaq Islam, president of a union unit of pro-BNP Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, and 300 others blocked Narayanganj Ring Road on November 20, blasted crude bombs, and vandalised vehicles, according to a case filed against them.
The High Court grants bail to 81 BNP leaders and activists of Sonargaon upazila, Narayanganj, in connection to three violence cases.
At least 35 people, including two journalists and four policemen, were injured in clashes between police and BNP men in Habiganj and Faridpur yesterday during demonstrations over jailing party Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a graft case.
Agitated BNP men vandalised around 70 vehicles and torched a police motorbike in the city's High Court and Bangabazar areas yesterday after police foiled their bid to bring out a procession.
Clashes, and attacks and arrests of BNP men marked the day before the much-hyped municipality polls today, casting doubt over the election's being free and fair.
BNP spokesperson Ashaduzzaman Ripon criticises Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for accusing the party’s leaders and activists of carrying out secret killings in the country.