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7 cops, 4 indigenous people injured in clash over harvesting sugarcane in Gaibandha

Sun Online Desk     6th November, 2016 02:20:53 printer

7 cops, 4 indigenous people injured in clash over harvesting sugarcane in Gaibandha

Seven policemen and four indigenous people were reportedly injured in a clash over cropping sugarcane from a field at Baghda Farm in Gobindaganj upazila on Sunday morning.

 

The injured indigenous men were identified as Brigen Tudu, Charan Soren, Bimal Kisku and Shamol Hemoyan.

 

Officer-in-charge of Gobindaganj Police Station Subrata Saha said the authorities of Rangpur Sugar Mill along with the workers went to the sugarcane field in the morning to harvest the crop.

 

When the workers started the cropping, the people of the indigenous community tried to resist them, triggering the clash.

 

On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.

 

Four indigenous people and seven police personnel reportedly sustained injuries.

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