Sylhet city BNP leader held over violence

Police arrested a leader of the city unit BNP on charge of attack and vandalism at Sylhet Polytechnic Institute principal’s house from Kadamtali area in the city on Wednesday night.

Sylhet South Surma police camp in-charge sub-inspector Shafiqul Islam said on a tip-off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested BNP leader Makbul Hossain, also a former president of the city ward no.26 unit BNP, at about 11:15 pm.The BNP leader was arrested on charge of attack and vandalism at the Sylhet Polytechnic Institute principal’s residence, the SI added. -UNB, Sylhet