BNP activists attack police without any provocation: Quader

15 Nov,2018


Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul

Quader alleged that BNP leaders and activists wesnesday carried out an

attack on police in front of the BNP central office in the city’s Naya Paltan

area without any provocation.


Carrying out the attack on police in front of its (BNP) party office, BNP

has proved again itself as a terrorist party, he said at a press conference

at AL President Sheikh Hasina’s political office in the city’s Dhanmondi area

this afternoon.


They (BNP) torched two cars of police while 13 police members were sent to

hospital with critical injuries, Quader, also the road transport and bridges

minister, said, raising a question Have they showed their heroism by

carrying out attack on police to press home their demand for deferring the

election schedule?

Mentioning that a senior BNP leader led the attack, he said BNP is a

party of bomb and terrorism. They want to oust the Sheikh Hasina-led

government by creating anarchy across the country.

Referring to BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Quader

said, ÒSpreading out falsehood is your (BNP) politics. You spread out

falsehood again. Why did police remove the BNP men from the road? There are

video footages. Police were standing like as silent visitors.


He also alleged that BNP has started hatching conspiracies to foil the

election and added, They have done what we assumed earlier.

Police kept patience after being attacked by the BNP activists and they did

not carry out any counter attack, AL general secretary said, adding, ÒWe have to

keep patience as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed us.

According to the countrys constitution, the law enforcement agencies are

now under the Election Commission (EC), Quader said, adding, We want to see

and know what measures the EC takes regarding BNP’s activities in the



Terming the upcoming national polls as a people’s expected polls, he said

the countrymen will resist if anyone try to foil the elections.

After hearing the news of BNP’s clash with police personnel, Prime

Minister Sheikh Hasina asked to keep patience and thanked the police

personnel for not launching counter attack, AL general secretary said.

Speaking about interview of AL aspirants to get party tickets to contest

the upcoming general election, Quader said interviews of the nomination

aspirants were taken at Ganabhaban, the official residence of Prime Minister

Sheikh Hasina.

Our party leader Sheikh Hasina clearly told all that one will get

nomination for election symbol Ôboat in each constituency. But all have to

work together for the candidates who will get party nomination and election

symbol Ôboat, he said.

The party president also alerted all that anyone will be expelled from the

party for lifetime if he or she opposes the AL nominated candidates.

AL Joint General Secretaries Dr Dipu Moni and Abdur Rahman, Organizing

Secretaries Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury and AKM Enamul Haque Shamim, Office

Secretary Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap and Deputy Office Secretary Barrister Biplab

Barua were present at the press conference, among others.


More News