At least 15 people are injured in clashes between two factions of the local Awami League over dominance in Jhenaidah, the formation of mosque committees, and money from donation boxes. The incident happened at noon on Friday (December 4) at Alamdanga village in Mirzapur union of Shailkupa Upazila.
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Among the injured, Rabbul Hossain, Hasmat, Liton Hossain, Ershad Hossain, Babul Hossain, Atiyar Rahman, Saheb Ali, and Rezaul are admitted to Jhenaidah Sadar Hospital.
Locals said Chunna Mandal, son of accountant Golam Rahman of Alamdanga village, dumped the cash within the donation box at Alamdanga Jame Mosque after it had been wasted three months ago. When the incident came to light later, the villagers wanted to understand the account of the cash. there have been clashes within the mosque at that point. consistent with sources, supporters of Union Awami League member Babul Mandal and ward Awami League general secretary Ziaur Rahman clashed with local weapons within the morning.
Shailkupa police headquarters Officer-in-Charge (OC) Jahangir Alam said there had been a dispute between Babul Hossain and Mizanur Rahman of the village for several months over the formation of the village mosque committee and money from the donation box. Police are deployed within the area to stay things in check.
The injured are rescued and admitted to varied clinics including Jhenaidah Sadar Hospital, the OC said.