Police seize 1,500 flags in Munshiganj

A team from Muktarpur Navy-Police Outpost conducted a drive on Friday night and seized the flags. Police yesterday seized around 1,500 national flags from a tailor shop in Munshiganj because they were being made for BNP’s “March for Democracy” programme.

Sources said BNP sadar upazila President Md Mohiuddin had given the order to make 2,000 national flags to Sharif Tailors in the Teler Bil area of the town.

A team from Muktarpur Navy-Police Outpost conducted a drive on Friday night and seized the flags.

Sources said Mohiuddin gave Tk20,000 in advance to the shop owner, Sharif, but only 1,500 flags had been completed. Sub-Inspector Belal Uddin confirmed the matter and said they would give the flags back to Sharif after December 29.

Munshiganj district BNP has been taking preparations to gather around 20,000-30,000 leaders in Dhaka for the “march-for-democracy” programme scheduled to be held today.

dhakatribune