Update March 5, 2021

Dhaka 3-47 am, 19-April, 2021

Supporters of 2 mayor candidates clash in front of Law Minister in Brahmanbaria

Mirajul Moin Joy

Supporters of two mayoral candidates clashed in presence of Law Minister Anisul Haque in Kasba upazila of Brahmanbaria on Friday, leaving 10 people injured.

Ten motorcycles were also vandalised during the clash that took place on a road in front of the upazila parishad premises around 11:30am.

Witnesses said, the clash ensued between the supporters of incumbent Kasba pourasava mayor Emran Uddin Jewel and mayoral candidate MA Aziz outside the upazila parishad hall room when the minister was attending a smart card distribution programme.

During the clash, minister Anisul Haque left the place.

Kasba Police Station OC M Alamgir Bhuiyan said the situation became normal. Additional police have been deployed in the area to avert further violence, he added.

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