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BNP submits list of arrested activists to PMO
BNP this morning submitted to the prime minister's office a list of its leaders and activists who according to the party have been arrested in over thousand cases in the last two months.
The premier during the first dialogue with Jatiya Oikyafront at Gono Bhaban on November 1 asked BNP leaders to send the list of the arrested persons to her office.
Today, Saiful Alam Tipu, assistant office secretary of BNP, submitted the list which mentions that 10,298 of its leaders and activists were arrested, 46,748 made accused and 1,046 cases were filed against its men from September 1 till today.
While handing over the list to PMÕs Personal Secretary Abdur Rahim, Tipu said it is a partial list.
During the dialogue on Thursday, leaders of BNP, one of the components of the alliance, inquired over the arrest of opposition leaders and activists. In response to the query, the PM asked for a list of the arrestees and said action would be taken after investigation.
Then, Fakhrul asked, Where should I send the list? Your office?
The PM replied: Send them to my office.
Meanwhile, the newly formed opposition political alliance Oikyafront this morning sat in its second round of discussion with Awami League-led ruling alliance over the upcoming general elections.