Five arrested over Sunday’s Gopibagh clash

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27th January, 2020 02:16:08 printer

Five arrested over Sunday’s Gopibagh clash

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Law enforcers arrested five people in a case filed over the Sunday’s clash between supporters of BNP mayor candidate for DSCC Ishraque Hossain and those of Awami League-backed councillor candidate in the capital’s Gopibagh area.

The identities of the arrestees were not disclosed yet.

Earlier on Sunday night, Maksud Ahmed, a leader of Gopibagh Ward unit of the ruling party, filed a lawsuit against 50 BNP activists over the clash, which left 15 people of the both sides injured. 

Supporters of BNP’s Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayoral candidate Ishraque Hossain engaged in a clash with AL activists during electioneering in Gopibagh area on Sunday noon.

The clash that lasted for around 30 minutes left a dozen of people, including a photojournalist of Somoy Television, injured.