Case against Nixon

Section 144 imposed in Faridpur

18 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Local administration imposed section 144 in Faridpur sadar upazila headquarters on Saturday apprehending trouble as two groups called meetings at the same venue and time, reports UNB.

The restriction will remain in force until 9.00am on Sunday, said Purobi Goldar, Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer.

Supporters of Faridpur-4 MP Mujibur Rahman Nixon Chowdhury and their rival group called meetings around 10 am at Sadarpur Stadium in sadar upazila headquarters on Saturday.

Apprehending possible clash, the local administration imposed a restriction on public gatherings in an around one kilometer area of Sadar Upazila Headquarters.

Sadarpur Upazila Chaiman Kazi Shafiqur called a rally protesting the case filed against MP Nixon while a member of Jubo League central committee Sayedid Gamal Lipu called another rally demanding arrest of MP Nixon.

A case was filed on Thursday against Faridpur-4 MP Mujibur Rahman Nixon Chowdhury for violating electoral code of conduct during by-election to the post of chairman of Charbhadrasan Upazila Parishad.