Mirza Fakhrul was on his way to Bandar Upazila of Narayanganj in the afternoon to attend an election rally.
Sayrul Kabir Khan, a staff of BNP Chief Khaleda Zia’s media wing, said, “Miscreants intercepted Fakhrul’s motorcade by blocking the road setting fire to tyres and bamboos.”
Fakhrul was scheduled to address a rally organised by Jatiya Oikyafront in Sonakanda of the upazila this afternoon, he added.
The BNP spokesperson also confirmed that Fakhrul and other party members had to continue their journey through a different route with the help of the local administration.
“We are investigating the incident,” said Mominul Islam, Additional Superintendent of Police of Narayanganj. Ittefaq