Meherpur, Dec 16 (UNB) – Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists clashed with police during a Victory Day programme at the District Stadium on Sunday, leaving three policemen injured.
Law enforcers arrested four BCL men over the incident. The arrestees are district BCL president Abdus Salam Badhon and three activists Ibrahim, Shishit and Ashik.
Additional Superintendent of Police Sheikh Mostafizur Rahman said BCL activist Imran was assaulting schoolboy Suruj Ali, 15, around 11am while the Victory Day parade was going on at the stadium.
On-duty policemen detained Ibrahim as he refused to listen to their request to stop beating the schoolboy.
Being angered at the detention of their fellow, other BCL men tried to snatch Ibrahim from police which triggered a clash.
At one stage, the BCL activists pushed officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station Rabiul Islam.
The clash left three policemen, including the OC, injured.
Later, police arrested the four BCL men in this connection.
Chattogram, Dec 16 (UNB) – A Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) activist died after falling from a building in Muradnagar when he was allegedly being chased by police on early Sunday.
The BNP student front activist was identified as Md Rasel, 33. He was a member of JCD’s EPZ thana unit and a follower of BNP candidate Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury.
Khasru’s personal secretary Md Selim told UNB that Rasel and several other JCD activists went to ‘Murad Bhaban’ to spend the night and avoid being arrested by police ahead of the national election.
“But police raided the place and chased them. Rasel fell from the five-storey building and died,” Selim said.
However, EPZ Police Station’s Officer-in-Charge Mir Nurul Huda rejected the claim. “We have been informed about the death of a youth. He had jumped from the roof,” Huda said. “We will investigate the incident.”
Rajshahi, Dec 16 (UNB) – A schoolgirl was killed after reportedly being raped in Baroipara area of Poba upazila on Saturday night.
The victim was identified as Hasina Khatun, 11, daughter of Hossain Ali of Baipur village in Godagari upazila, and a candidate of this year's Primary Education Completion (PEC).
After completing the exams, Hasina came to visit her grandfather’s (maternal) house, said Selim Badsha, officer-in-charge of Kornahar Police Station of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police.
Miscreants entered the house and violated her when the victim was alone there as her grandparent went to a neighbour’s house on Saturday night, said the OC quoting locals.
Returning home, Hasina’s grandparent spotted the throat-shit body and informed police.
Later, police recovered the body and sent it to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, said the OC.
Laxmipur, Dec 16 (UNB) – Relatives of a male patient vandalised a local hospital on Saturday night following his death allegedly for wrong treatment in the district headquarters.
Laxmipur Police Superintendent A S M Mahatab Uddin said Mohammad Sekantor, a staff of Laxmipur District office and a resident of Abir Nagar village, was taken to Laxmipur Modern Hospital with chest pain around 7 pm.
As the patient’s condition deteriorated, the on-duty doctor pushed an injection around 9 pm. Later, he died, alleged the relatives of the patient.
Being angered over the incident, his relatives vandalised the hospital.
On information, police rushed in and brought the situation under control.
Meanwhile, police detained three hospital staff including on-duty physician Dr Md Jewel and OT boy Oziullah.
Police also recovered the body and sent it to Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
Dhaka, Dec 15 (UNB) – A BNP leader and a Jubo Dal leader were hacked in separate incidents in Cumilla and Chuadanga districts on Saturday.
In Cumilla, Meghna upazila BNP President Ramiz Uddin Londoni was attacked allegedly by Jubo League men at Lakkhankhola village of the upazila in the afternoon.
District BNP Assistant Organising Secretary Sahabuddin claimed that Jubo League men, led by former upazila unit convener Mujib, hacked Ramiz while he was going to the upazila BNP office.
Officer-in-charge of Meghna Police Station Abdul Majid said Ramiz was attacked at one stage of an alternation between Awami League and BNP supporters.
In Chuadanga, unknown miscreants swooped on district Jubo Dal President Sharif Ur Zaman at Baganpara of the district town around 8:30pm while he was taking tea at a teashop.
The attackers chopped him with sharp weapons, leaving him injured.
Locals rescued him and took him to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital.