Countrywide blockade called by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its allies has stepped in 19th day with the call for 36 hours general strike. Arson attack and vandalism by the supporters of blockade still remain a massive threat for the general people as well as the law enforcers.
The AL-led 14-party combine yesterday urged law enforcement agencies to take a stern stand against saboteurs active during the non-stop blockade enforced across the country by the BNP-led 20-party alliance
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today skipped a Dhaka court's hearing on the Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage Trust graft cases citing her mental state following the death of her younger son Arafat Rahman Koko.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has moved to revive the Gatco corruption case against Khaleda Zia, under which the BNP chairperson and 22 others were accused of illegally causing losses worth Tk1,000 crore to the state exchequer.
A Dhaka court has granted three-day remand to BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in a case filed with Paltan police station for torching vehicles and preventing police from discharging their duties.