AL’s intra party clash leaves 10 injured in Bauphal
At least 10 people were injured in a clash between two groups Awami League (AL) unit’s two groups in Bauphal upazila of Patuakhali on Friday.
Locals said Keshabpur union parishad unit AL president Saleh Uddin Piku and general secretary Mohiuddin Lavlu had been at loggerheads for long time. As sequel to this, supporters of the both groups armed with lethal weapons and arms engaged in clash at Keshobpur Bazar at noon, leaving 10 injured.
AL leader Piku said he arranged a meeting at Keshobpur Degree College auditorium but supporters of Lavlu attacked and injured his supporters.
Denying the allegation Lavlu said angry locals conducted the attack after spreading of information that supporters of Piku was beating Swechchhasebok League leader Rafiq Hawlader on the campus.
Bauphal Police Station officer-in-charge Al Mamun confirmed the matter and said the situation is under control now.