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Dhaka Saturday,  Mar 23, 2019

Bela Demands Fair Probe Into Banshkhali Clash

EB Desk

Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (Bela) has demanded fair and neutral investigation into the clash over constructing a coal-based power plant in Chittagong’s Banshkhali upazila that claimed four lives.

In a statement issued on Thursday, the organisation also demanded cancellation of the power plant project.

At the same time, Bela demanded that the government to take action against the officials of law enforcement agency who are responsible for the incident.

It also demanded the withdrawal of cases filed against the villagers in connection with the incident.

The environmental organisation hoped that the government would refrain from undertaking such projects that are destructive to the environment, lives and livelihood.

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