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Case filed against 85 for Sunamganj arson attack

  • Published at 01:39 pm December 25th, 2018
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Police arrested BNP leader Zulfikar Rana in connection with the attack on a campaign office

A case has been filed against 85 people for an arson attack on an election campaign office, of the Grand Alliance candidate for Sunamganj 1 constituency, in Jamalganj upazila. 

Local Awami League leader Md Shukkur Ali, also a union parishad member, filed the case with Jamalganj police station early on Tuesday.

Md Abul Hashem, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of the police station, said 35 named, and 50 unnamed, people were accused in the case.

Meanwhile, police arrested BNP leader Zulfikar Rana in connection with the attack.

The OC said: “We have already arrested one of the accused, and we will continue our activities to arrest those remaining.”

On Monday night, miscreants set fire to the election campaign office of Grand Alliance candidate Moazzem Hossain Ratan, in Lalpur village of Sadar union in the upazila.