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Clash over Eid prayer in Shibchar, 10 injured

 Madaripur Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:17 PM, 14 May 2021  

Clash over Eid prayer in Shibchar, 10 injured

Clash over Eid prayer in Shibchar, 10 injured

At least 10 people, including a woman, were injured in a clash between two groups over-performing Eid prayers at Shibchar in Madaripur. The injured were taken to Shibchar Upazila Health Complex.

The incident took place at Sikdar Kandi village in Kanthalbari area of ​​the upazila on Friday morning. Additional police have been deployed in the area to keep the situation under control.

Some people from Dadan Akon society of Ward No. 5 of Kanthalbari Union of the upazila joined the society of Amin Sikder of the same area and went to perform Eid prayers at the mosque of Sikdar Bari. On the way, the people of Dadan Akan prevent them from going to another society. At one stage, people from both sides got involved in the clash.

People in Amin Sikder's group said, "We have been in the Akon society for a long time. They used to torture us a lot. This year we have left their society and they have hit us for joining another society.

Akon society head Dadan Akon said those who wanted to leave our society. I will get money to them. Since they will not exist in our society. So I asked for my money and that's why they attacked us.

Shibchar police OC Miraj Hossain said the two sides clashed at Kanthalbari over-performing Eid prayers. Upon receiving the news, I visited the spot and the hospital. Additional police have been deployed in the area to avoid further clashes. The situation in the area is now normal. So far no party has received any complaint. Action will be taken if any complaint is received.

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