Victim’s brother sues 800 over Sylhet clash

Published: March 08, 2018 21:30:32 | Updated: March 09, 2018 20:34:04


A case was filed against some 800 people on Thursday in connection with a clash that killed two people, including a local Sramik League leader, at Baroikandi of the city on Tuesday.

Sebul Ahmed, brother of victim Masuk Ahmed, 50, vice-president of Sramik League's Sadar upazila unit, filed the case with South Surma Police Station naming 109 people, reports UNB.

The key accused is Abdul Wadud Alfu Miah, chairman of Telikhal union parishad in Companiganj upazila.

Meanwhile, police arrested a man, Shahjahan, over the clash, said officer-in-charge of South Surma Police Station Khairul Fazal.

Earlier on March 6, a clash took place between two groups of people at Baroikandi over a trivial matter that left two people -- Masuk and his cousin Babul Mia - dead on the spot and 20 others injured.

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