Police on Tuesday detained 40 leaders and activists of BNP following a clash at Chandrima Udyan in the capital.
Tejgaon police assistant commissioner Mahmud Hasan told media in the afternoon that over 40 persons were detained from the spot and nearby areas after the attack on police.
“After examination, action will be taken against those involved in the attack,” he said
Earlier, a BNP men locked into a clash with law enforcers when they went to Chandrima Udyan to pay homage to party founder Ziaur Rahman by placing wreaths at his grave around 10:45am.
Meanwhile, BNP said a number of party leaders and activists received injuries during the clash.
Police also informed that 8/10 law enforcers were also injured in the incident.
After the clash, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir visited the spot and placed wreath at the grave of Ziaur Rahman paying respect to the late president.