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Alleged threat to kill PM: Rajshahi BNP man Chand arrested

News Desk Police 2023-05-25, 4:13pm

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Police have arrested Rajshahi district BNP convener Abu Sayeed Chand in some cases filed with different police stations for making a threat to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.



Police have arrested Rajshahi district BNP convener Abu Sayeed Chand in some cases filed with different police stations for making a threat to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) arrested him from the city’s Bheripara intersection around 11am on Thursday (May 25).

Chand’s arrest was confirmed by Rafikul Alam, spokesperson at the RMP, around 11:30 am.

A press conference was held in this regard at RMP headquarters at 12pm where RMP Commissioner Anisur Rahman said first case was filed against Chand with Puthia police station for threatening to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Chand will be shown arrested in that case, he added.

At a rally on Shibchar High School playground in Rajshahi’s Puthia upazila on May 19, the BNP leader said that there will be no 27 points or 10 points. The only demand is to send Sheikh Hasina to the grave.

Later, his speech went viral, enraging the public’s sentiment.

Then several cases were filed against Abu Sayeed Chand, 66, with different police stations across the country.