Eleven of the 17 BNP men, who were arrested following a clash with police in Chattogram on Monday, have been placed on one-day remand each in a case filed over the incident.
Chattogram Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Mohiuddin Murad granted the remand term when police produced the BNP men before the court with a 10-day remand plea today afternoon.
However, Chattogram City unit BNP Convener Dr Shahadat Hossain, Mohila Dal President Monwara Begum Moni, and four others were not put on remand.
Idris Ali, office secretary of the city unit BNP, confirmed the news to The Business Standard.
Leaders and activists of the city unit of the BNP organised a rally in front of the Nasiman Bhaban office of the ports city around 3:30 pm on Monday as part of a nationwide programme called by the party.
At one stage, some of them started hurling brick chunks and stones at police personnel from the gathering and locked into a clash with the law enforcement members. The clash left six policemen injured.
Police charged batons on them. There was a chase and counter chase between the activists and policemen and some cocktails were blasted during the clash.
Later, a police team led by Deputy Commissioner (South) of CMP Mehedi Hasan started a drive at the BNP office and arrested the leaders and activists on the same day.
Two cases were filed accusing the BNP men of carrying out subversive activities and attacking police.