Dhaka-Ctg Highway blocked

Hundreds of people blocked Dhaka-Chittagong Highway at Baushia in Gazaria upazila of Munshiganj on Monday in protest against an attack on a UP chairman. Gazaria thana officer Md Shahidul Islam said Baushia UP chairman Abdul Mannan Dewan Mona came under attack by supporters of his rival and defeated chairman candidate Nasir Uddin at Bhaberchar village in the upazila on Sunday evening.

Angered by the attack several hundred supporters of Mona brought out a protest procession and blocked the highway by placing barricade on it at 12:40pm Monday.

However, the road blockade was withdrawn after police intervention at 1:00pm.


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