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BNP activists, police clash at Naya Paltan

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 26th October, 2021 12:04:58 PM
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BNP activists, police clash at Naya Paltan

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A clash broke out between the police and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leaders and activists in front of the party's Naya Paltan central office in the capital on Tuesday.

The clash ensued in the morning as the police were trying to obstruct BNP leaders and activists from gathering in front of their office.

A protest rally was organized in front of the party's central office protesting communal attacks across the country. The clash took place when the BNP leaders brought out procession at around 11:30 pm.

As police tried to obstruct the procession, BNP activists locked in the clash by throwing brickbats towards police.

At one stage, police charged baton on the BNP men and fired teargas canisters at them.

Several hundred BNP leaders and activists started gathering in front of BNP’s central office since morning to join the peace.

Huge cops have been deployed in and around the BNP central office since morning.

BNP standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy alleged that police obstructed their leaders and activists to join the rally and arrested many of them.