Friday, 19 August, 2022

600 sued over Bhola BNP-police clash

BHOLA: Two cases have been filed in connection with the clash between activists of BNP and police in Bhola that left one person dead and 30 injured on Sunday, reports UNB.

Sub-inspector of Bhola Sadar Police Station Md Jasim filed a case with the police station Sunday night, said Enayet Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of the police station.

Around 250-300 unnamed people were made accused in a murder case while 75 named and 300 unnamed people were sued in the other case filed on charge of assaulting police, the OC said.

On the other hand, the joint general secretary of Bhola District BNP Humayun Kabir Sopan said that they are preparing to file a complaint over the death.

Police have so far arrested ten people in this connection, the OC added.

Meanwhile, the party office of BNP in Bhola remained closed since Monday morning.

On Monday, BNP leaders and activists gathered in front of their district party office at Kalinath Roy Bazar in Sadar upazila on Monday morning to hold a rally as part of BNP’s demonstration programme.

At one stage, police obstructed them when they tried to stage demonstrations at Kalinath Roy Bazar around 11:30 am.

The leaders and activists pelted brickbats targeting police, prompting them to fire bullets and lobbed tear gas shells, triggering a clash that left one person dead and at least 30 people injured, said police