Reported on: November 08, 2009 20:38 PM
Reported in: National
Lalmonirhat, Nov 8 (UNB) - Awami League activists on Sunday evening attacked the BNP office in the town and set it on fire in a reprisal to assaulting of a local BCL leader.
Witnesses said a group of BNP supporters beat BCL leader Ershad Hossain Murad for fishing in a pond of housing project in the town.
As the news of the incident spread, AL and BCL activists attacked the BNP office, poured petrol and set it ablaze at about 7pm.
The unruly activists also attacked a transport counter owned by Sramik Dal leader and also set it on fire, vandalized a restaurant and damaged a motorbike.
Tension prevailed in the town.