Miscreants torch AL office in Pirojpur

Published: November 07, 2018 12:38:20 | Updated: November 08, 2018 17:46:39

Miscreants set a ward unit Awami League office afire in Pirojpur municipality in the early hours of Wednesday.

Miron Sheikh, president of no 1 ward unit Awami League, said a fire broke out at the office in Mukterkanthi Bypass area in the dead of night.

It is being suspected that a group of miscreants set the office on fire by pouring petrol. The fire also spread to three adjacent shops in the area.

On information, a fire-fighting unit rushed to the spot and extinguished the blaze after half an hour.

The fire gutted valuables and furniture of the office, UNB reported.

SM Ziaul Haq, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said action will be taken against the perpetrators after investigation.

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