Probe body submits report over Bhola incident

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

A person is being taken away after he receives injuries in a clash with the members of law enforcers at Borhanuddin in Bhola on 20 October. Photo: Prothom AloThe probe committee formed by the district administration has submitted its report over the clash between police and locals that left four people dead in Bhola’s Borhanuddin upazila, reports UNB. 


Probe committee chief and local government division deputy director Mamudur Rahman submitted the report to deputy commissioner Mohammd Musud Alam Siddique on Friday night.

Meanwhile, Bhola-2 Constituency MP Ali Azam Mukul handed over cash TK 500,000 to the families of four victims on Saturday.

Four people were killed and more than 200 others injured on 20 October in a clash between police and demonstrating locals who were demanding punishment of a youth in Borhanuddin upazila for allegedly hurting religious sentiments on Facebook.

Police and locals said messages containing derogatory remarks about Allah and Prophet Muhammad were sent to several persons from the Facebook ID of Biplob Chandra Shuvo. Screenshots of the messages went viral on Facebook, triggering condemnation and protests.

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