Man killed in AL factional clash

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 12:19, Apr 16,2018


A man was killed in a clash between two factions of local Awami League in Krishnapur bazar of Sadarpur in Faridpur on Monday morning centering the lease of the local market.

The deceased was identified as Mannan Sikder, son of Mohammad Ali, resident of village Radhanagar of Krishnapur union.

Mohammad Ali, officer-in-charge of Sadarpur police station, said there was a dispute between union parishad chairman Billal Fakir and Akhteruzzaman Titash, a supporter of local MP, over establishing supremacy in the area.

The supporters of both the groups were locked in the clash on Sunday afternoon and vandalised several shops and houses in the area centering the lease of the market.

Later on Monday morning, as the sequel of the incident, a clash ensued again which left Mannan dead, police said.

On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.

Additional forces were deployed in and around the area to avoid any untoward situation.

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