Update January 2, 2017

Dhaka 1-53 pm, 23-October, 2020

20 houses torched in Netrakona over Awami League leader’s death

Mirajul Moin Joy

2 January 2016, Nirapad News: Supporters of an Awami League leader torched 20 houses in Kendua of Netrakona on Monday following his death.

Ward Awami League leader Dulal Mia, who received injuries in a clash with his rivals at Sahitpur Bazar on December 28, 2016, died at a hospital in Dhaka on Monday morning.

As the death news spread, Dulal’s supporters set fire to 20 houses of their rivals.

On information, police rushed to the scene and took the situation under control.

Kendua thana OC Sirajul Islam said additional police have been deployed in the area to fend off further violence.

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