Demanding adequate supply of fertilizer, farmers on Wednesday set ablaze and vandalized different government offices in Nachole upazila in Chapainawabganj, injuring Nachole upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) and two others.
Thousands of farmers went to the UNO's office demanding fertilizer. According to a local journalist, officials and protesters clashed when some of the farmers broke into the office. The farmers ransacked and set ablaze the offices of the UNO, Local Government and Engineering Department (LGED) and Agriculture in Nachole. They also beat up and injured the UNO. Agriculture officers Abul Kalam Azad and Md Asadullah also were injured in the incident. Rapid Action Battalion and armed forces rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control with the help of the local administration.
Amir Khasru has more details.