Sunday, 23 June, 2024

The campaign is underway.

At least 20 people, including five policemen, were injured in a clash between the two sides over distribution of rice to fishermen in the Lakshmipur Model Union in Chandpur Sadar upazila.

Among the injured, S. any. Maqbool Hussain from Chandpur Model Police Station to Dhaka for better treatment. Others sought treatment at various local hospitals.


The incident took place in front of the Lakshmipur Model Union office

At around 8 pm on Friday. In this incident, on Saturday afternoon, the police named 39 people as plaintiffs and a case was registered against several unknown persons. The campaign is underway.

Eyewitness Habibur Rahman, a member of Ward No. 7 of the Lakshmipur Model Union, said that rice was distributed to four and a half thousand cardholders of the union.

At that time, it was not possible to give rice to 40 to 50 fishermen from Ward No. 6 and 7 due to rice shortage.


It is for this reason,

on the orders of current UP President Salim Khan, that rice distribution was announced. Jasim Khan, son of former UP president Mana Khar, then led an attack with other poachers there.

The police fired 26 live bullets to control the situation. At that time, police officer C Maqbool Hussain and five other personnel were injured in the attack.

After that, at least 20 people from both sides were injured in several rounds of clashes between the two sides.


In this regard, Chandpur Sadar Upazila Fisheries Officer Tangimul Islam

Said that on Friday night, there was a clash between the people of the current and former president over irregular rice distribution there. Then the police went and took control of the situation.

“Because of this, a clash occurred between the president’s family and ordinary fishermen over some violations.



The officer in charge of Chandpur Model Police Station,

Sheikh Mohsin Alam, said, “We sent additional police. After that, we heard about the attack.” Forced to shoot blanks. At that time, several policemen, including one of our special forces, were injured when they attacked us with local weapons, sticks and bricks. However,

I don’t know if anyone else was hurt.


OC Sheikh Mohsin Alam

Said that SI Police filed a case as a plaintiff in this incident on Saturday afternoon.

Thirty-nine people were charged in this case, and many unknown defendants were involved. The incident is under investigation, and an operation is currently underway to arrest the accused.

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