Five cops hurt in clash over waz mahfil in C'nawabganj

Five cops hurt in clash over waz mahfil in C’nawabganj


At least five policemen were injured in a clash with a group of local people in a Waz Mahfil (Islamic sermon) at Tiloki village in Bholahat upazila early Tuesday.Officer-in-charge of Bholahat Police Station Abdur Razzak said tipped off that a group of people were arranging a Waz Mahfil in the area and delivering speech against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, a team of police conducted a drive in the area at about 1:00 am.Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the people attacked them with sticks, leaving five policemen injured.Later, police fired five rounds of bullet to bring the situation under control.Police also arrested nine people from the spot.Injured policemen, including sub-inspectors—Majid and Shishir Kumar—were admitted to Bholahat Upazila Health Complex. -UNB, Chapainawabganj


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