150 Jamaat-Shibir men sued, 6 held over attack on police in Rajshahi

Police Wednesday said they filed a case against 150 leaders and activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Chhatra Shibir over the attack on the law enforcers in Rajshahi city as a reaction to the arrest of the party’s chief.

 

Ariful Islam, sub-inspector (SI) of Boalia Model Police Station, filed the case against 16 named and 134 unnamed people at the police station Tuesday night.

 

Boalia Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mazharul Islam said they have so far arrested six people, including the chief of Shah Makhdum Thana unit chief. “Efforts are on to arrest others.”

 

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A clash broke out Tuesday when the Awami League men intercepted a procession brought out by Jamaat and Shibir in the Darikharbona area to protest the arrest of their party chief Md Shafiqur Rahman. As result, a clash broke out between the two parties.

 

At that time, two law enforcers sustained injuries while trying to disperse the Jamaat and Shibir men, Mazharul said.

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh