Thursday, 2 February, 2023
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CID’s bomb disposal unit in front of Nayapaltan BNP office

A bomb disposal unit of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has taken position in front of the BNP’s central office at Nayapaltan in the capital.

Police earmarked the area as crime scene by erecting yellow ribbons.

A day after a clash and police action in Nayapaltan, a tense situation is prevailing in the area in Dhaka where traffic movement remained disrupted since Wednesday night.

No one is being allowed to enter the area without ID as police set up barricades at the Nightingale intersection in Bijoynagar and Fakirapool crossings. No vehicles were seen in front of the BNP office.

A huge number of law enforcers remained deployed in the area with armoured and police vehicles.

No BNP leaders and activists have been seen at the party office since this morning, after Wednesday’s clash.

BNP Secretary General Mirza Faklhrul Islam Alamgir was barred from going into BNP office this morning.

Police stopped Fakhrul when he reached Bijoynagar intersection around 10:50am, after appearing before a Dhaka court in the morning.