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Bus set ablaze in Naogaon, 2 BNP activists arrested

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Published: 06:23, 27 November 2023

Bus set ablaze in Naogaon, 2 BNP activists arrested

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Miscreants set a stationary bus on fire in Mohadevpur upazila of Naogaon district on Sunday (26 November) night during the ongoing 48-hour blockade called by the BNP and some like-minded parties. Locals said miscreants set the bus of ‘Rahi Travels’ on fire around 11:30 pm.

Being informed, a firefighting unit from Mohadevpur station rushed to the spot and doused the flame, said the fire station’s team leader Ashraful Rahman, adding that 50 percent of the bus got burnt.

Mozaffar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mohadevpur Police Station, said they arrested two BNP workers in this connection.

The arrestees are Sujauzzaman Raju, 55, president of Ward No.1 under Mohadevpur union the upazila and local activist Ataur Rahaman Ata, he said.

Legal actions will be taken in this regard, the OC added.