Khulna: A case has been filed against 22 leaders and activists of BNP including its Fultola upazila unit convener under the Explosives Act.
Sub-inspector Rafiqul Islam of Khulna Sadar Police Station filed the case on Saturday naming 17 and 4/5 unnamed people for obstructing government work.
BNP called a sit-in program in cities, thanas and upazilas across the country on Saturday.
As part of the program, BNP men gathered on Jamira Road at 11:30 am under the leadership of upazila unit convener Prof Gazi Abdul Haque.
At that time, police stopped them as they did not have permission to hold the program, police said.
Meanwhile, nine BNP leaders and activists including Khulna Metropolitan BNP Joint Convener Kazi Md Rashed have been released from jail on bail in various cases filed by the police.
They were released from prison on Sunday afternoon.