Five leaders and activists of BNP-Chatradal arrested again in Rupganj

Arrested accused (Photo: Right)

Police have arrested five more leaders and activists of BNP and Chhatra Dal in Rupganj of Narayanganj. They were arrested from different areas of the upazila early this Saturday (December 3). Humayun Kabir Molla, OC/Investigator of Rupganj police station, confirmed the arrest.

The arrested are- Gulzar Hossain, treasurer of Narayanganj District Volunteer Party and son of Shahjalal of Mortuzabad area of ​​Bhulta Union of Rupganj Upazila, Tarikul Islam, president of Bholabo Union Chhatra Dal and son of Zakir Hossain of Kurial area, Vice President and son of Abdus Salam of Atlapur area, Anisur Rahman, joint convener of BNP of Tarabo Municipality and Tashif Haque Osman, son of Haji Shamsul Haque of Noapara area, Tofazzal Hossain, son of deceased Sona Mia, Ward No. 4 of Kanchan Municipality and BNP President of Kanchan Municipality.

Earlier on Friday (December 2) early in the morning, the police arrested 7 leaders and activists of BNP and Chhatra Dal and sent them to the district.

BNP leaders and activists are in fear of arrest since two rounds of arrests. They left home to avoid arrest.

Last night (November 27), Chhatra League activist Rashidul filed a case as the main plaintiff, alleging that BNP and Chhatra Dal’s torch procession had set fire to motorcycles, exploded cocktails and injured them.

In the case filed at Rupganj police station last Monday (November 28), 38 named and 70-80 unidentified persons including district BNP member secretary Golam Farooq Khokon and upazila BNP convener advocate Mahfuzur Rahman Humayun were made accused.

The plaintiff in the case Rashedul Pradhan is the son of Jalal Pradhan of Rupsi Pradhan village of Upazila. He claimed himself as the Chhatra League worker of Ward No. 4 of Tarabo Municipality.

Chhatra League activist Rashidul Pradhan said that he saw BNP and Chhatra Dal leaders and activists marching on the Asian highway road in Gauchia area on the way from Rupsi to his sister’s house in Kanchan. At that time, they said that they should catch him in the school. His hand was broken and his head required 6 stitches. They also set fire to the motorcycle that Rashedul was traveling on.

Upazila BNP convenor Mahfuzur Rahman Humayun said that this is a completely arranged incident. These cases are to arrest and intimidate us in front of the December 10 rally. The movement cannot be suppressed by these dramas.

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