Faridpur sadar upazila vice chairman arrested

Published: October 25, 2017 14:21:22 | Updated: October 25, 2017 15:34:36


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Faridpur Sadar Upazila vice chairman Benjir Ahmed Tabrij has been arrested on charge of attack on police during a protest programme on Tuesday night. 

A team of police arrested Tabrij, also the president of district unit Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), from his Kamlapur residence in the district town around 11:00 pm.

Police said Tabrij led a team that attacked police during a programme held protesting arrest warrant against BNP vice chairman Tarique Rahman at Bhanga road intersection in the town on Tuesday. 

Later, a case was filed in this connection, mentioning 40 names as accused, a news agency reported.

Tabrij was arrested as one of the main accused of the case, said Kotwali Police Station officer-in-charge Nazimuddin.

Tabrij will be produced before a court here today, he added.

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