Awami League Conflict in Mithapukur Leaves 40 Injured, Together with OC
In Rangpur’s Mithapukur upazila, there was a conflict and chase between two teams of Awami League MPs and upazila chairman. Not less than 40 folks, together with 10 policemen, had been injured within the conflict. 20 of them have been admitted to Upazila Well being Complicated. Mithapukur Police Station OC Mostafizur Rahman is among the many injured.
The conflict continued intermittently from Friday afternoon to late night. At current, efforts are being made to calm the state of affairs by deploying extra police in Mithapukur.
In accordance with police and native sources, on the event of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s birthday, a dialogue assembly between the 2 conflicting events of the native Awami League was organized at a separate place. Central Awami League Treasurer HN Ashikur Rahman MP’s facet held a dialogue assembly on the auditorium corridor subsequent to Upazila Parishad Gate and Upazila Chairman Zakir Hossain Sarkar’s facet below the Rangpur-Dhaka 4 lane freeway over bridge on the identical time within the afternoon. Round 4:30 pm, the upazila chairman’s get together was going to the assembly place with a procession. Whereas crossing the Upazila Parishad gate, there was an altercation with the leaders and activists of the opposite get together (MP facet).
Presently, there was a conflict between the 2 sides. Later, tons of of activists from each side clashed with sticks and bricks. The chase continued for greater than two hours with brickbats thrown. Presently panic unfold among the many folks within the upazila headquarters.
Right away, all types of business establishments were closed. Individuals began operating in panic. The police resorted to lathi cost to cease the conflict. The battle continued even after 6:30 pm. Not less than 40 activists and pedestrians, together with the police, had been injured within the conflict and counter-chase of the 2 sides. Amongst them, Shahid Hasan Prince (28), Mominul Islam Nazmul (20), Naeem (24), A. Rauf (70), Nazmul (26), Rad Mia (18), Nuruzzaman (28), Shahnaz (30), Subarna (25), Fazila Begum (30) are in critical situation. Others got first support. Mithapukur police station OC Mostafizur Rahman and 10 policemen are among the many injured. They’ve additionally been handled. The state of affairs normalized round 7 pm. Nonetheless, your complete upazila parishad and the freeway space had been in a state of panic.
When the OC of Mithapukur police station was known as, SI Muhibur Rahman answered the decision and stated that 10 policemen together with the OC had been injured within the conflict between the 2 sides. Nobody complained. Nonetheless, the state of affairs stays regular.