Dhaka, Jan 31 (Just News): Three lawsuits have been filed against several hundred BNP men, including its frontline leader Goyeshwar Chandra Roy, over yesterday’s incident of snatching of from police’s prison van near the High Court.
Two cases were recorded with Shahbagh Police Station last night, Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Deputy Commissioner Maruf Hossain Sarder said this morning.
Abul Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Shahbagh Police Station, confirmed the lawsuit and said it implicates about 700-800 activists and leaders of the BNP.
Meanwhile, another case has been filed with Ramna Police Station, according to DC Maruf Hossain.
Ramna Police Station OC Kazi Moinul Hossian told that the lawsuit was filed under Special Powers Act against over a hundred BNP men including Standing Committee member Goyeshwar.
According to primary statements, all the cases allege obstruction of police duty, attacking police, destruction of state property and disrupting the law and order situation.
Hundreds of BNP men swooped on police yesterday and snatched away some of their fellows who were detained. In the process, three policemen were injured and a prison van vandalised.
The incident happened around 3:00pm when the motorcade of party Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia was crossing the area on way to her Gulshan home from a court in Bakshibazar, said witnesses.