Cops foil Noakhali BNP rally, 20 hurt | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, October 12, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, October 12, 2017

Cops foil Noakhali BNP rally, 20 hurt

At least 20 people were injured as police foiled an attempt to bring out procession in the district town by opposition BNP yesterday.

The law enforcers arrested district Jubo Dal President Mahbub Alamgir Alo and Sadar upazila BNP General Secretary VP Jasim.

BNP was scheduled to bring out the procession protesting arrest warrant against party Chairperson Khaleda Zia and other leaders.

Police and BNP men chased each other, injuring at least 20 leaders and activists.

Police and witnesses said the BNP men ransacked the vehicle of the officer-in-charge of Sudharam Police Station and another vehicle. 

When the protesters pelted brickbats at police, the law enforcers fired rubber bullets and charged batons.

Officer-in-Charge Anwar Hossain of the police station confirmed the incident.

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