09 December 2022

12 BNP men remanded in case for attacking police

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A Dhaka court has placed 12 activists of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on a day remand each in a case lodged over launching attack on policemen during Dhaka-10 by-polls on March 21.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Devabrata Biswas passed the order last evening as investigation officer and sub-inspector Mizanur Rahman of Hazaribagh Police Station produced the accused before the court and pleaded to put them on 12-day remand, state run Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha news agency reports.

The BNP men who were placed on remand are – Abul Khayer Liton, Selim Hossain, Hedayet Ullah, Jakir Hossain, Md Liton, Abdul Jabbar Shimul, Saidul Islam, Md Swapan, Akash alias Shilu, Sohel Rana, Habib Khan and Selim Miah.

According to the police, a group of 20-25 BNP men wanted to take control of Mallik Preparatory School polling station in Hazaribagh area and attacked police as the law enforcers tried to resist.

Police during the attack managed to arrest 12 of them and filed a case against 15 with Hazaribagh Police Station in this regard. 


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