Friday 3, February 2023

170 BNP men sued as crude bomb blast at Sirajganj

Time Digital Report: Some 170 activists of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and two leaders were sued last night over a crude bomb blast at an Awami League office in Raiganj upazila.

Member of Raiganj municipality AL unit Juel Akand filed the case with Raiganj Police Station.

Raiganj BNP municipality unit convener Ainul Haque, its secretary Khairul Islam, and 20 named and 150 unnamed BNP men were made accused in the case.

Asif Md Siddikul Islam, officer-in-charge of Raiganj Police Station, confirmed it, reports our Pabna correspondent.

According to the case statement, the accused exploded crude bombs at the party office in Dhangora junction area of the upazila last night around 7:00pm, leaving two AL men injured.

Police later recovered four unexploded crude bombs from the spot. The accused went into hiding after the incident, the OC added.

The BNP, however, claimed its activists were not involved in the incident and that the case was aimed at harassing the party men.


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