Saltha clash: One more injured dies
A youth, who sustained injuries during Monday's clash centering injury of a man in an attack by a public servant over shutting down of shops during lockdown in Faridpur's Saltha upazila, has died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Miran Molla, 35, a resident of Darja-Purura village under Bhawal union, breathed his last on Wednesday afternoon.
With this, a total of two persons died in the clash.
Md Jamal Pasha, additional superintendent of Faridpur police, confirmed the matter.
It was learnt that a number of offices and houses were vandalised and set on fire by locals in the upazila at the night of April 5 after a man was injured in an apparently unprovoked attack by a public servant.
The Upazila Parishad, residence of Upazila Nirbahi Officer, police station, office of Assistant Commissioner (land), upazila agriculture office, and sub-registry office, among others, were vandalised and some of them were torched.
Vehicles of Saltha UNO and the AC Land were also set on fire.
However, Saltha Police Station SI Mizanur Rahman lodged a case on Tuesday night mentioning the name of 88 people and unnamed 3000-4000 people .
A total of 21 persons, have, so far, been arrested in the case, reports or local correspondent.
Meanwhile, the upazila Muktijoddha commander Bachchu Matubbor filed another case with the police station for vandalising the Muktijoddha complex and Bangabandhu's mural.