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Probe committee formed over Biswa Ijtema clash

Published on: 10:22 pm - Sunday | December 2, 2018


A nine-member probe committee has been formed over the clashes of Biswa Ijtema at Tungi of the district.

While visiting Ijtema spot, Gazipur Metropolitan Police Commissioner YM Belalur Rahman told journalists that the probe committee incorporating officials of Gazipur local administration and representatives of two groups of devotees was formed to investigate the incident.

On December 1, a man was killed and over 150 others were injured in clashes between two groups of devotees over establishing supremacy on the Biswa Ijtema.

The clash ensued early this morning between the followers of Maulana Saad and Maulana Zubair over controlling the congregation of the Muslims at No. 1 entry gate at Tongi, police sources said.

One was killed and over 150 others were injured during the clash.

The injured were rushed to Tongi General Hospital, Uttara Hospital and local clinics for treatment.

Police and other law enforcement agencies brought the situation under control.

A normal situation is now prevailing in the areas of the Biswa Ijtema. (BSS)