Clash between supporters groups of GM Quader and Ranga in Rangpur

News Desk || shiningbd

Published: 9/15/2022 3:22:44 PM

A chase and counter-chase took place between the supporters of Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader and its ousted leader Moshiur Rahman Ranga in Rangpur on Wednesday night. At least 10 people were injured. 

Mahfuzar Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kotwali police station of Rangpur Metropolitan Police, said the incident took place near the city’s Life Insurance Corporation office around 11pm on Wednesday.

According to the police, the supporters of GM Quader led by Rangpur City Corporation Mayor and Metropolitan Jatiya Party President Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa took position in the district Jatiya Party office since Wednesday evening fearing that the supporters of Ranga may occupy the office.

The supporters of Ranga burnt GM Quader’s effigy and started raising slogans against him in front of the city’s Life Insurance Corporation office around 11pm.

On information, GM Quader’s supporters came to the spot and attacked Ranga’s supporters. At that time, chase and counter-chase took place between the supporters of the two leaders. At least 10 people were injured in the clash.

Later, a police team led by Kotwali Circle Assistant Commissioner of Police Arifuzzaman and OC Mahfuzar Rahman brought the situation under control.

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