30 injured in post-election violence in Fatikchhari

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At least 30 people have been injured in post-election violence in Fatikchhari Bagan Bazar, Dantmara, Paindong Union. It has been alleged that shops, houses and club houses have been vandalized. According to local sources, a group of organized groups carried out a surprise attack on a BCL activist named Mubarak Hossain Dipu at a place called Garder Bazar in Ward 3 of Bagan Bazar.

Dipu said a group of 10-12 people attacked with sticks and sharp weapons. Her face, chest and hands were badly injured in the ambush.

Rustam Ali, a candidate for the boat symbol, alleged that his activists had been subjected to beatings, vandalism of houses and looting of motorcycles since Friday morning. He blamed the people of the winning candidate for this.

On the other hand, Datmara Union Awami League president Mujibul Haque Majumder alleged that the shop of Borhan Saudagar was attacked and vandalized in Shantirhat Bazar on Friday afternoon. The houses, shops and clubs of Mariner Kader were vandalized in Bara Betua area. 10-15 people were beaten in Balutila area. 5-6 houses were vandalized in Mayurkhil area. Many have fled their homes. The people of the boat winning candidate are committing these acts of violence.

Supporters of defeated candidate Karim Uddin and Badiul of Fakirachan Ward No. 1 of Paindong Union of Fatikchhari Police Station have jointly attacked the supporters of jointly elected member Nur Mia. The incident happened while returning home with the election results. The attack injured more than a dozen activists, including Nur Miah’s daughter Roxana, daughter-in-law Harun, Minhaj and Idris. Minhaj has been admitted by surprise.

Fatikchhari police second officer. Azamgir said there had been attacks on activist supporters of member candidates in the Fakirachan area. Investigated. Mamra is being prepared.

Bhujpur police officer in charge said. Ashhab Uddin said, I have received news of post-election violence. I have visited on the spot. The victims have been asked to file a case.


Source: ODHIKAR by www.odhikar.news.

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