Villagers set fire on a car of Assistant Superintendent of Police of Begumganj circle in Noakhali on Sunday midnight. Mahbubul Alam Khan, ASP of Begumganj circle and his forces came under attack at 1:30am when they went to arrest a criminal at Senbag in Noakhali. Extra police and RAB were deployed to control the situation. Police arrested 23 people from the scene.
Local sources said businessman Mujahidul Islam was killed recently. Police went to Senbag to arrest the main accused of the case, Iqbal. When the police went to Iqbal’s village Annoy Nagar, his co-operators and he made an announcement from the local mosque that the village was under attack of the robbers. Hence the villagers came out and attacked the police.