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Gunfight between AL factions leaves 1 dead, 5 injured in Dhaka

  • Published at 02:33 pm April 22nd, 2018
  • Last updated at 07:53 pm April 22nd, 2018
Gunfight between AL factions leaves 1 dead, 5 injured in Dhaka
A man has been shot dead and at least five others sustained bullet wounds in a turf war between two rival Awami League factions at Bhatara’s Beraid Union in Dhaka. The incident took place in front of Crown Cement factory on the bank of Balu River under Bhatara police station around 4:30pm on Sunday, police said. The deceased was identified as Kamruzzaman Dukhu, 38, brother of Beraid Union Chairman Jahangir Alam, DMP Gulshan Division’s Badda Zone Assistant Commissioner Ashraful Karim told the Dhaka Tribune. Jahangir is also the general secretary of the ruling party’s Badda thana unit. Ashraful said the two factions that clashed belonged to Jahangir and local MP AKM Rahmatullah, two rivals who have been at loggerheads over the upcoming Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) polls for a while now. He said the body of the deceased was taken to Apollo Hospital. The injured were also admitted to the same hospital. “The situation is under control now,” he added. Jahangir claimed that Rahmatullah’s supporters had attacked and shot his brother Kamruzzaman when he went to the cement factory to supply raw materials. “When my other brothers and uncles went there, the attackers also shot at them. At least eight to 10 others have also been shot at that time,” he alleged. He alleged: “I had announced to run for councillor after our area came under DNCC. Since the DNCC election was halted over a petition I filed, Rahmatullah has been angry with me because he wanted his son and nephew Faruk to run for councillors from Badda and Beraid areas.” “The MP’s people have been giving us threats recently. My brother and I had also filed separate general diaries at Badda police station over that,” Jahangir said. Ruling party lawmaker Rahmatullah, however, rejected the allegations levelled by Jahangir and denied any involvement in the clash, but added: “The clash took place in the heat of the moment. This was not planned.” He also avoided a direct answer when asked whether his supporters had carried out the reported attack on Kamruzzaman.
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