Awami League leader Bakul’s death: 27 wounded during protest
Publish- December 13, 2020, 12:49 AM
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Update- December 13, 2020, 02:05 AM
Twenty-seven people were injured Saturday in sporadic clashes between the locals and police during a protest procession in Pabna over the death of local Awami League leader Bakul Sheikh.
Nasim Ahmed, officer-in-charge (OC) of Pabna Police Station, said hundreds of locals brought out a procession in the district town to protest the death of local Awami League Joint General Secretary Bakul Sheikh.
They staged the protest after laying the 35-year-old leader to eternal rest.
Also, the protesters vandalised and torched 20-30 shops and 12 houses in Ananta intersection and Dakkhin Raghabpur area of the district town.
On information, police rushed to the spot and tried to disperse them, triggering a chase and counter-chase.