DHAKA: Two cases were filed against 135 people including BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir with Shahbagh Police Station over Wednesday’s arson attack on three motorcycles in High Court area in the capital.
Police field the case with the police station on Wednesday night.
Sajjadur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Ramna Division Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), confirmed the matter.
Earlier on Wednesday afternoon, unidentified miscreants set ablaze three motorcycles in the Supreme Court area amid tight security ahead of the hearings of BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s appeal for bail, he added.
He said a group of miscreants set three bikes on fire in front of the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The cases have been filed in this connection.
Meanwhile, the Appellate Division resumed hearing Khaleda’s bail plea Thursday (Dec 12) morning.
The security was heightened in the Supreme Court area ahead of the hearing after a group of her supporters had clashed with police on Nov 26 in the same area demanding the release of Khaleda Zia.
BDST: 1245 HRS, DEC 12, 2019