A case was filed against 50 people on Thursday in connection with the torching of a vehicle and vandalising two others allegedly from a procession of Chhatra Dal following the death of a Swechchasebak Dal leader during clash with police in Dhaka.
Kotwali Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Zahidul Kabir said the owner of a private car which was vandalised, filed the case with Kotwali Police against 50 people including 40 unidentified ones.
Earlier, a group of Chhatra Dal leaders and activists brought out a procession protesting the death of a Swechchasebak Dal leader during police action in Dhaka’s Nayapaltan on Wednesday.
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They set a pick-up van afire at Almas Cinema intersection and vandalised two private cars from the procession.
Police are trying to arrest those involved in the vandalism and arson attack, the OC said.
Meanwhile, Mohammad Saiful Alam, convener of Chattogram Metropolitan Chhatra Dal, denied the allegation of vandlising and torching vehicles. He blamed Awami League activists for the incidents.