BNP says 25 leaders and activists of the party and its associate bodies have been arrested from different parts of Khulna district in 48 hours till this morning, ahead of BNP’s October 28 grand rally.
Ehteshamul Haque Shaon, member of Khulna’s BNP media cell, said so far police have arrested 25 leaders and activists centering the grand rally.
Contacted, Saidur Rahman, superintendent of district police, said police are arresting those who were wanted in different criminal cases and they were “not arrested centering BNP’s grand rally.”
On October 18, BNP announced a grand rally in Dhaka on October 28 as part of the party’s final phase of programme under their ongoing movement against the government.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir came up with the announcement at a rally in front of the party’s Nayapaltan central office.