Police arrested five people in Barishal on Wednesday night on the charge of attacking the car of an Awami League lawmaker.
The arrestees were identified as Mosharraf Hossain, Syed Manjur Morshed, Mahim Deoan, Md Oliuddin and Helal Sikder, said police.
The arrest was made hours after Ibrahim Sardar, general secretary of Hijla Upazila Sramik League, had filed a case with Hijla Police Station, said Officer-in-Charge Asim Kumar Sarkar.
The car of Pankaj Nath, a lawmaker of Barishal-4 constituency, came under the attack during a clash between his supporters and rivals at Hijla ferry terminal area on Tuesday.
The glass of MP’s car was shattered during the incident, said Ibrahim, adding that the car’s driver and several others were also injured.