Local Awami League and BNP activists have clashed in Noakhali’s Companyganj Upazila, leaving at least 15 people injured.
Police arrested five persons, including a Union Parishad (UP) chairman, after the clash on Friday night, said Companyganj Police Station OC Sajidur Rahman.
Those arrested are Char Elahi UP chairman Abdul Matin Tota, his three sons Md Ibrahim, Sabuj and Iqbal, and his elder brother Khandaker Sirajul Haque.
Matin is a leader of BNP’s Upazila chapter.
The clash erupted between supporters of Matin and local Awami League leader Abdur Razzak in a local market, witnesses said.
Among the injured, 12 were admitted to the Noakhali Medical College and Hospital and Companyganj Upazila sadar hospital.
The AL leader filed a case accusing 16 people, including the UP chairman, OC Rahman said. -bdnews24.com