Bogra AL-JP clash: An injured dies
One of the injured in yesterday’s Awami League-Jatiya Party clash at Santahar municipality in Bogra died today while being shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Deceased Shohag Mia, 26, was a member of local Sramik League and a battery-run auto-rickshaw driver, reports our Bogra correspondent.
Meanwhile, police detained local JP leader Abdul Latif, JP activist Shajal and local AL Joint Secretary and Shantahar Union Parishad Chairman Ashraful Alam Mintu for interrogation in connection with the clash.
District police administration closed Sub-Inspector Sanowar Hossain, in-charge of Shantahar police outpost, Assistant Town Sub-Inspector Abdul Khaleque and constable Mamun for their alleged negligence in connection with the incident, police sources said.
Some 1000 AL men vandalised and torched at least 15 shops at Shantahar bazaar after the news of Shohag Mia’s death, sources said.
Earlier yesterday, a Jubo League leader was killed and 10 others were injured in a clash between AL and JP supporters at Shantahar municipality in Bogra.
Locals said the incident happened over establishing supremacy in the area.