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Police and hawkers clashed repeatedly in Chittagong’s New Market area.

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ফেব্রুয়ারি ১২, ২০২৪ ৮:৪৭ অপরাহ্ণ
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The clash took place during the operation of the Chittagong City Corporation to prevent the reoccupation of the hawkers from the city’s Newmarket junction to Falmondi. At that time, several cars of Chasik used in the operation were vandalized.

Chasik workers and policemen were injured. Since Monday (February 12) afternoon halted clashes, chases and chases.

At this time, the hawkers held a protest march. Chaiti Sarvavidya, Shahreen Ferdausi, Arafat Rahman Sani of Chasik led the campaign.

Chasik Mayor’s PS Muhammad Abul Hashem said that hawkers have obstructed the operation of Chasik. Police fired 10-12 rounds of blank bullets to bring the situation under control. Chasik’s four-five cars were vandalized. He said that the preparation of the case is going on due to obstruction of government work.

CMP Additional Commissioner Abdul Mannan Mia said that the situation is under police control. Traffic is normal. At the order of the Magistrate, the blank shots rained down. Four policemen were injured. Necessary legal action will be taken in this case.

Chittagong Footpath Hawker Association President Nurul Alam Ledu said that the hawkers were sitting in the corner, avoiding the eyes of the police. Chasik’s men were beating the hawkers. The magistrate fined some. Jail sentence also given. We were holding a peaceful protest against this. Then the outsiders in Otpe pelted bricks at the police. They have planned this incident.