One killed in AL factional clash over tender
Published : Wednesday, 13 November, 2019 at 8:36 PM Count : 205
A man was killed four others were injured in a clash between the supporters of Awami League and Bangabandhu Sainik League in Chandrima Police Station area of Rajshahi city on Wednesday.
Deceased Russell was the brother of Anwar Hossain Raja, organising secretary of Boalia thana Awami League (east).
Rajshahi Medical College police box in-charge SI Rafiqul Islam Rafique confirmed
Witnesses said Raja had been at loggerhead with the city Sainik League general secretary Sujon Ali over railway tender.
As a sequel, they locked into an altercation in front of Bangladesh Railway West Zone Headquarters in the afternoon. At one stage, both groups equipped with lethal weapons swooped on each other, leaving five people including Russell injured.
Of the injured, Russell, Raja and Sona were admitted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital with stab injuries where Russel died in the evening.
Chandrima Police Station officer in-charge Sheikh Golam Mostafa said being informed, police went to the spot and brought the situation under control.