DHAKA: Additional police forces have been deployed in front of the headquarters of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in city’s Nayapaltan area.
Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal, youth front of BNP, is set to stage countrywide demonstration on Saturday demanding the release of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail.
Paltan Police Station Officer-in-charge (OC) Abu Bakar Siddique said additional police forces have been placed as they (Jubo Dal) are going to hold a rally on Saturday. It is nothing but to maintain law and order situation on regular basis, he added.
However, the leaders of Jubo Dal didn’t confirm where they would hold the rallies.
Jubo Dal central leader Giasuddin Mamun told Banglanews that decision was not made yet regarding the venue of the rally.
Meanwhile, a joint meeting, presided over by BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, got underway at the BNP office.
Mirza Fakhrul is likely to brief the media after the end of the meeting.
BDST: 1251 HRS, DEC 07, 2019