Factional clash: Jashore BCL leader succumb to injuries at KMCH

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 21:09, May 13,2021


Bangladesh Chhatra League leader Sarafat Hossain Sohan, 25, died while undergoing treatment at Khulna Medical College Hospital, four days after he was critically injured in a factional clash in Keshabpur upazila in Jashore.

Sarafat, son of Abdul Halim of Baliadanga under Keshabpur upazila, was a student of Keshabpur Government Degree College.

According to locals, on May 7, while distributing Vulnerable Group Feeding relief money among the underprivileged and poor, the followers of Keshabpur Upazila Awami League organising secretary Sheikh Ebadat Siddique Bipul and the followers of youth and sports secretary Abul Kalam Azad clashed with each other in Baliadanga cyclone shelter.

At least 15 people from both groups were injured in that clash.

Abul Kalam Azad's nephew Sohan was severely injured in the clash and was taken to Keshabpur Upazila Health Complex from where he was referred to KMCH where he died.

On May 9, Sohan's uncle Abul Kalam Azad filed a case with Keshabpur police station accusing seven people.

Keshabpur Police Station OC Mohammad Borhan Uddin said police have arrested four people including Mehedi Hasan, the main accused in the case, on Thursday morning.

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