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200 sued over Hefazat mayhem in Sylhet

  • Published at 05:56 am March 29th, 2021
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Photo: MAHMUD HOSSAIN OPU

The charges included obstruction of police duties and assault on police personnel

A case has been filed against at least 200 leaders and activists of Jamaat, Shibir and Hefazat in connection with the clashes in Sylhet during the countrywide hartal on Sunday.

Mostafizur Rahman, in-charge (SI) of Bandarbazar outpost in Kotwali, filed the case on Sunday night.

Police named 16 accused in the case, including five suspects previously arrested over the incident, and also accused 200 unnamed others, confirmed Sylhet Kotwali Model police station OC Abu Farhad Khan.

He said the charges include obstruction of police duties and assault on police personnel.

The dawn-to-dusk hartal called by Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh in protest of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit was also observed in Sylhet. Hefazat leaders and activists took to the streets of Sylhet on Sunday morning. 

Leaders and activists of the organization blockaded several points in Sylhet by laying brick chips, burning tires or electrical poles.

Awami League and its affiliated organizations took out an anti-hartal procession in the afternoon. Leaders and activists of Awami League and its affiliates marched from Chauhatta Point to City Point.

When the Shibir leaders and activists arrived chanting slogans, a clash with Chhatra League erupted. Police arrested 5 Shibir activists over the incident.

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