Politics Desk, Tanvir Ahamed Shawon, Staff Reporter, Dhaka Office: Alltimenews.com:- 1,200 arrested in government crackdown: BNP. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) the day past alleged that law enforcement corporations have emerge as belligerent with BNP leaders and activists to fulfill the wish of the pinnacle of the authorities. Over 1,2 hundred BNP leaders and activists have been arrested across the u . S . Centring BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s verdict scheduled for Thursday.
The BNP’s senior joint secretary popular, Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, got here up with the claim while talking to journalists on the party’s Nayapaltan imperative workplace. The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Tuesday imposed a ban on processions and wearing of sharp weapons, explosives, flammable materials so one can avoiding any untoward incident in Dhaka on February 8.
Habib-un-Nabi Khan Sohel has been picked up through the police and they do no longer recognise Sohel’s whereabouts, Ruhul Kabir Rizvi stated. Sohel, president of the Dhaka (South) BNP, escorted celebration leader Khaleda Zia on her way to Sylhet on Monday, and he became arrested from his Malibagh residence the day past.
Rizvi protested in opposition to the detention of Sohel and demanded his immediate launch. Sohel stands accused in 3 cases commenced over assaults at the police led by way of “BNP activists” outdoor the High Court on January 30. The BNP claims the attackers were “infiltrators” and did no longer belong to the celebration.
Regarding country wide arrests, the BNP leader stated: “The government has turned Bangladesh into a perfect police nation. The police and ruling birthday celebration activists collectively beat up BNP men who had accumulated on the roadside to welcome Khaleda Zia on her manner to Sylhet.”
He alleged that the authorities made the police department effective enough to forestall a competitive election in a democracy-much less us of a.
“It seems that the government has constant the verdict in the BNP chairperson’s case. Acting on baseless fears, the government is bulldozing the opposition, the use of police force on BNP leaders and activists,” Rizvi claimed. He alleged that over 1,200 BNP leaders and activists were arrested across the united states of america, which includes Dhaka, Chittagong, Bogra, Feni, Rangamati, Mymensingh, Dinajpur, Narsingdi, Gazipur, Brahmanbaria and Moulvibazar districts. Among others, the police arrested BNP joint
secretary Habib-un-Nabi Khan Sohel, Shahbagh thana Swechasebak Dal unit president Iqbal Hasan, 14 BNP guys in Moulvibazar, along with Rajnagar upazila BNP preferred secretary Sundar Box, exposure secretary Jaglu, Bogra Sadar upazila BNP wellknown secretary advocate Mahbubul Alam Shahin, Kahalu upazila BNP senior joint convener Tofazzal Hossain Azad, district Jubo Dal former organizing secretary Amirul Islam, Rangamati zila BNP president Shah Alam, district assistant establishing secretary Shahid Chowdhury, exposure secretary Abul Hossain, Jubo Dal president Syful Islam Shakil, trendy secretary Ilias, Bashkhali poura Swechasebak Dal popular secretary Abdullah Al Mobin, Koshba upazila’s Kharora UP BNP general secretary Mizanur Rahman, ward BNP president Abu Hanif and Pabna Swechasebak Dal president Monwar Hossain Shamim.
The DMP Commissioner, Asaduzzaman Miah, has imposed a ban on processions and carrying of sharp guns, explosives, flammable materials under sections 28 and 29 of the DMP Ordinance .
In a statement, he said they’ve accumulated information primarily based on detective branch inputs, print, digital and social media reports that a phase of human beings might also create anarchy centering around a verdict of a sure case.
“It is crucial to ensure discipline, peace and public protection in DMP regions. The ban will start on Thursday morning at 4:00am and could retain till further orders,” he stated within the statement.
On January 25, a special court docket in Dhaka fixed February 8 to announce the decision in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case filed against Khaleda, her son Tarique Rahman and 4 others.
Politics Desk, Alltimenews.com