A clash took place between the supporters of the boat marker candidate Mahibubur Rahman and the independent candidate of the eagle symbol Mahbubur Rahman over playing a sound box in Patuakhali’s Kalapara. This incident took place in Barkatiya village of Dalbuganj union of the upazila on Friday evening.
In the clash, 7 workers of both sides were injured, including the president of the Mahipur Thana Chhatra League, Swaib Khan. The injured have been admitted to different hospitals.
According to police and local sources, in the afternoon the supporters of the boat played a sound box and left for a meeting in the nearby Chapali Bazaar. At this time, the Eagles fans next to them play Hindi songs on another sound box. When there was an argument about this, at one point both sides got involved in a conflict.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Mahipur Police Station Anwar Hossain Talukder said that the situation is currently under the control of the police. I have not received any complaint in this incident so far.