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.”