8 hurt in Kushtia jail attack

IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Published: 13:35, Mar 20,2021 | Updated: 23:37, Mar 20,2021

 
 

At Least eight people, including a prison guard, were injured during a clash between vegetable traders and Kushtia Cental Jail guards on Friday. 

The injured were given treatment at Kushtia General Hospital.

Kushtia Police Station officer-in-charge Shawkat Kabir said that a prison guard brawled with a vegetable trader over trifling matter at the jail gate in the evening. 

Hours later, some vegetable traders attacked the prison at about 8:30pm and beat prison guards, including assistant chief prison guard Mamun Hossain.

Later, other prison guards repelled the attack and chased the attackers and brought the situation under control.

They also held two of the attackers and handed them over to the police.

OC Shawkat Kabir said that they were trying to catch the attackers.

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