9 including Niazul sued for trying to kill Ivy
23 Jan 2018, 15:37
Narayanganj: Narayanganj City Corporation on Tuesday filed a case against nine people and unnamed 100 others for attempting to kill the Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy during a clash at Chashara intersection of the city on January 16.
The case was filed with Sadar Police on Tuesday morning accusing nine people including Niazul Islam, who was exposed in media photos carrying arms during the clash in broad day light, said Abdur Razzak, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.
At least 50 people were injured in the clash between hawkers and the followers of NCC Mayor Selina during an eviction drive at Chashara intersection of the city.
Both the groups locked into a fierce clash when gunshots were also head, said witnesses.
Earlier, Shamim Osman, an MP from Narayanganj-4 constituency, permitted the hawkers to carry out their business on footpaths until they are rehabilitated.
Later, both Shamim and Ivy blamed each other for the agitation.