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BNP leader Nipun Roy Chowdhury arrested over Wednesday’s clash

  • Published at 08:56 pm November 15th, 2018
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BNP Executive Committee member Nipun Roy Chowdhruy, centre, leading a procession after violent clashes between police and the party’s supporters in Dhaka’s Naya Paltan on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

She was seen leading a procession nearby the BNP’s headquarters on Wednesday, right after the clashes

Police have arrested BNP Executive Committee member Nipun Roy Chowdhruy in connection with a case filed over Wednesday’s violent clashes between police and the party’s supporters in Dhaka’s Naya Paltan.

Confirming the news, Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Detective Branch Deputy Commissioner (East) Nurun Nabi said that Nipun was picked up from the Nightingale intersection at Kakrail around 8pm on Thursday.


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Nipun was caught on video while leading a procession nearby the BNP’s headquarters at Naya Paltan on Wednesday, right after the clashes took place.

A lawyer by profession, Nipun is also the daughter-in-law of BNP Standing Committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy.