Bangladesh – DPL 2021 – Dhaka Premier League match officials caught in clash between police and protesting workers


The two match referees and six umpires managed to get to the BKSP eventually and matches began after a delay

A group of Dhaka Premier League (DPL) match officials escaped major injuries when the car ferrying them to the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) on Saturday morning was attacked during a violent skirmish between protesting garment workers and the police in the Savar industrial area.

Eight officials – match referees Debabrata Paul and Adil Ahmed, and umpires Shafiuddin, Tanvir Ahmed, Abdullah Al Motin, Imran Parvez, Barkatullah Turkey and Sohrab Hossain – were in the car and were on their way to officiate in the two DPL matches scheduled at BKSP on the day. The car was completely smashed. Other vehicles stuck in the tailback were also attacked.

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