Friday, March 20, 2015

Two arrested by police in Kamalchari
News No. 41/2015, Friday, March 20, 2015

THE POLICE on Thursday arrested two Jummas on suspicion of being involved with a 13 March clash with the police in Kamalchari, Khagrachari.

The suspects – Chitta Bikash Chakma (45) son of Tara Mohan Chakma from Khalpar, Kamalchari and Sajeeb Talukder (30) son of Chitta Kishor Talukder from Betchari Mukhpara – were arrested separately from two different locations in Khagrachari.

Chitta Bikash was arrested at 10 a.m. when he was on his way to Khagrachari bazar, while Sajeeb was picked up from a shop at Kamalchari.

On 13 March, local gamblers had set up “Dabbo Khela”, a sort of gambling, on the occasion of 1ooth anniversary of the founding of Kamalchari Mukh Primary School paying off the police.

But as DB police did not receive any kickbacks, they had gone to Kamalchari to prevent the gamblers, resulting in a clash between them.

At least 11 persons including three police officers were injured in the clash.
Later the police filed a case with Khagrachari police station against 160 persons in connection with the incident.

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