AL factional fight kills man

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

faridpurA man was killed in a clash between two factions of local Awami League in Krishnapur bazar of Sadarpur upazila of Faridpur on Monday morning over the lease of the local market, reports news agency UNB.

The deceased is Mannan Sikder, son of Mohammad Ali, resident of Radhanagar village in Krishnapur union.

Mohammad Ali, officer-in-charge of Sadarpur Police Station, said there was a dispute between union parishad chairman Billal Fakir and Akhteruzzaman Titash, a supporter of local MP, over establishing supremacy in the area.

The supporters of both the groups locked into clash on Sunday afternoon and vandalised several shops and houses in the area centering the lease of the market.

Later on Monday morning, as the sequel of the incident, a clash ensued again which left Mannan dead, police said.

On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.

Additional forces were deployed in and round the area to avoid any untoward situation.

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