3000-4000 sued over Saltha clash
Published : Wednesday, 7 April, 2021 at 11:42 AM Count : 302
Police have filed a case accusing 3000-4000 people over arson attack on some shops and offices in Faridpur's Saltha upazila on Monday night that left a youth dead.
Saltha Police Station SI Mizanur Rahman lodged the case on Tuesday night mentioning the name of 88 people, OC Md Ashiquzzaman confirmed.
So far, eight persons have been detained in this connection.
On Monday night, a youth was killed in a clash centering injury of a man in an attack by a public servant over shutting down of shops during lockdown in the Saltha upazila.
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 by locals on that night.