3,500 sued over Ctg power plant clash

Staff Correspondent

19 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Two separate cases were filed accusing 3,562 people over the clash between police and workers of coal-based power plant leaving five people dead at Banshkhali upazila in the district.

Police and the plant authority filed the cases with Banshkhali police station on Saturday night.

Of them, a case was filed accusing 2,500 unidentified people on charge of attacking on law enforcers while another case accusing 22 identified and 1,040 unidentified people for vandalism and arson during the clash, said sources.

Officer in-Charge (OC) Md Shafiul Kabir of Banshkhali police station said drives were going on to arrest the accused.