Police baton-charge JCD anniv rally in Chuadanga; clashes leave 46 injured

02 Jan,2018


Chuadanga, BdChronicle:

At least 250 leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) were sued over allegedly attacking police personnel and creating obstacles to public works on Monday.

Mizanur Rahman, sub-inspector of Sadar Police Station filed the case accusing 28 named -including district unit JCD convener Sharif-ur-Jaman Sijar -and 222 unnamed leaders and activists.

On Monday morning, a clash ensued between police personnel and JCD men when police obstructed them from holding a showdown rally at Sreemanto Town Hall marking the 39th founding anniversary of JCD. 

Chase and counter-chase between the two sides left Amir Abbas, officer-in-charge (operations) of Sadar police station, among six policemen who suffered injuries.

At least 200/250 JCD leaders and activists of the district unit gathered at Sreemanto Town Hall area for a procession rally marking the 39th founding anniversary of JCD, but police baton-charged  the gathering to disperse the rally.

Following the baton charge, a chase and counter chase ensued  that left at least 40 leaders and activists of JCD injured.

Later police filed the case with the police station at night.

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