Dhaka, Dec 18 (UNB) - A total of 53 BNP men were sued while 15 arrested in Bogura, Munshiganj and Khulna districts on Tuesday.
In Bogura, a case was filed against 34 BNP members including convener of Shibganj upazila unit and 15 unnamed people on charge of attacking the convoy of Awami League candidate of Bogura–2 constituency Shariful Islam Jinnah during electioneering.
Sanaullah Sana, joint convener of Juba Sanghati upazila unit, filed the case over the attack that was launched in Bhaiyerpukur area of Shibganj upazila around 9:30 pm on Monday night.
In Munshiganj, another 19 BNP members were sued for allegedly torching an election camp of ruling party at Palgaon in Louhajang upazila.
Juba League president Md Alamgir Kabir filed the case accusing 19 BNP men and 7-8 unnamed people.
Officer-in-charge of Louhajang Police Station also held three BNP men in this regard.
In Khulna, BNP candidate of Khulna–3 constituency Rokibul Islam Bakul alleged that police detained 12 BNP men on Tuesday without filing any case.
He also submitted a memorandum to the returning officer seeking remedy of the the matter.
He said Awami League and Chhatra League activists persistently attacking and threatening the BNP supporters while, on the other hand, police have been arresting local leaders of BNP by lodging fake cases.
Meanwhile, in Barishal, police arrested 12 leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami during drives in different areas in the city.
They also seized books on militancy and leaflets from their procession.