5 injured, 3 arrested in clash between A.League and BNP in front of World Bank in Washington DC
Chhabed Sathee, from Washington DC: 5 injured, 3 arrested in the clash between A.League and BNP in front of the World Bank in Washington DC
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attended the event organized on the occasion of 50 years of partnership between Bangladesh and the World Bank in Washington DC and delivered a speech in front of the headquarters of the World Bank, 5 people including the president of the United States Awami League were injured in the chase and clash between the supporters of Awami League and BNP. In the chase and clash between the supporters of Awami League and BNP. Washington DC police arrested 3 supporters of both teams on suspicion of involvement in the incident. Later they were released with the intervention of party leaders.
The incident took place in front of the World Bank in Washington DC at around 7:45 a.m. local time on Monday (May 1).
According to the pre-announced program of both the parties, the United States Awami League called for a Jai Bangla rally in front of the World Bank on Monday morning and at the same time, the United States BNP called for a resistance rally at the same place. The program of the two teams was supposed to start at nine in the morning, but the supporters of both the teams got excited when chanting in obscene language started around 7:45 in the morning.
At one point, a clash started between the two with banners drawn. At one point, the situation was normalized with the intervention of the police. In this incident, the president of the United States Awami League. Siddiqur Rahman and his wife A.League members Shahanara Rahman, Khorshed Khandokar and Ali Ghaznavi and BNP leader Mosharraf Hossain Sabuj were injured, said the leaders of the ball party. The president of United States Awami League said he has filed a complaint with the police. After no one was arrested in this morning incident, at 10 o’clock when water bottles were thrown between the supporters of both parties, the police arrested Hriday Mia and Arifur Rahman of the Awami Chhatra League and Azad Mia of the Nationalist Forum of the BNP. They were later released after the intervention of leaders of both parties. After the unpleasant incident of the morning, the protest continued for a long time, but the police did not allow any journalists to go in front of the protest and take pictures and videos.