Police detain three for torching PM's banner

Published: February 17, 2018 19:29:11 | Updated: February 19, 2018 09:57:30

Police have detained three people for their alleged involvement in torching a campaign banner ahead of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit in Rajshahi.

The arrested were identified as Papon, 32, Rabbul, 35, and Utthpal, 37. They reportedly belong to Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal.

The three arrested persons are the residents of Gushpara area under Rajpara Police Station in Rajshahi.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Rajpara Police Station Hafijur Rahman confirmed the matter.

Quoting witnesses, the OC said a young man torched a roadside campaign banner pouring patrol on it on Friday night at Ghoshpara crossing and managed to flee the scene.

BSS said, the Prime Minister is likely to address a rally at Madrasha Moidan in the city as the chief guest on February 22.

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