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15 hurt in police-Jubo Dal men clash in B’baria

Fifteen people were injured in a clash between police and some leaders and activists of Jubo Dal at Anantapur in Kasba upazila headquarters on Monday.

Witnesses said Masudul Haque Bhuiya, convener of upaizla unit Jubo Dal, along with his supporters brought out a procession over the approval of the new committee of Kasba Upazila and Municiplaity units in the morning.

When the procession reached in front of Adra Anantapur Government Primary School police obstructed it.

At one stage, the activists of Jubo Dal threw brickbats targeting police, triggering a chase and counter-chase.

Bureau chief of eastern region ATN News, Pijush Kanti Acharya and Somoy TV photo journalist Jewelur Rahman were among the injured.

Alamgir Bhuiya, officer-in-charge of Kasba Police Station, said as the Jubo Dal leaders brought out the procession without prior permission police dispersed them.

Source: United News of Bangladesh