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Rizvi: People will take a stand by casting votes

  • Published at 03:18 pm December 28th, 2018
BNP's Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi speaking at a press conference in BNP's Naya Paltan central office in Dhaka on December 28, 2018 Collected

He said the arrests of BNP activists, and false cases against them, has increased since September 1

BNP's Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has said the people have decided to take a stand by casting their ballots on voting day.

He stated this at a press briefing at BNP’s central office, in Dhaka's Naya Paltan, around 11:30am on Friday.

He said: “After witnessing recent attacks and torture inflicted on BNP leaders and activists across the country, people have taken a stand.”

The BNP senior leader claimed: “The number of false cases against BNP activists, and their arrests, has increased since September 1; and they continue. Police and Awami League leaders are attacking and harassing BNP leaders and activists.”

Rizvi said: “After the declaration of the election schedule, at least 10,433 BNP activists have been arrested, 2,896 were attacked and nine died.”