BNP to stage demo Saturday as cops foil 'peaceful' sit-in

Published: March 08, 2018 15:48:02 | Updated: March 08, 2018 22:22:33


Lawmen drag an activist out of the BNP gathering in front of National Press Club around 11:45am on Thursday. - Focus Bangla photo

BNP will stage demonstration at all thanas across capital Dhaka on Saturday protesting law enforcers' attack on its sit-in programme in front of the National Press Club on Thursday.

Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir announced the programme at a press conference at their Nayapaltan central office, reports UNB.

"We are announcing a protest programme at all thanas of the capital on Saturday protesting police attack on our peaceful sit-in programme," said the senior BNP leader.

Fakhrul said they were observing their sit-in programme in front of the National Press Club but law enforcers foiled it without any provocation.

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