BNP today submitted another list of 1002 “fictitious” cases filed against its leaders and activists to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
The party also sent a letter signed by BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir urging the government to stop such harassment and withdraw all the cases ahead of the upcoming general election.
“It was a partial list like that of previous one and more lists of such cases will be sent to the PMO later,” according to the letter that was submitted to the PMO this afternoon, BNP sources said.
BNP, the archrival of the ruling Awami League, submitted a list of 1,046 “fictitious cases” filed against its leaders and activists to the PMO on November 6 following assurance of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to take a step to stop such harassment.
During a dialogue with Dr Kamal Hosain-led Jatiya Oikyafront on November 1, the prime minister asked the BNP leaders to submit the list of its arrested leaders and activists to her.
BNP, in today’s letter, said that they have not yet got any progress of the list submitted to the PMO on November 6.