In Tangail-5 constituency, the supporters of the independent candidate attacked the supporters of the boat candidate. Three people who were shot in this incident were taken to Dhaka Medical College (DMC) Hospital.
At 9 o’clock in the morning on Monday, three people who were shot were rescued and brought to the emergency department of DMK Hospital.
Before this, the incident took place in the Jugani area of Baghil Union of the upazila around 11 pm on Sunday.
Those who were shot are – Md. Rokon (30), Md. Emdadul (32) and Md. Siam (18). All the injured are residents of Tangail Sadar’s Dar Bari village.
A man named Tarek, who brought the injured to the hospital, said that the independent candidates shot at the boat candidate’s procession at around 11 pm yesterday. Three people were shot. They were quickly rescued and first taken to Tangail Sadar Hospital. Later, the injured were brought to Dham for better treatment from there this morning.
Tarek complained that advocate Mamunur Or Rashid, a member of the presidium of the central Jubo League, is selecting the candidate for Tangail-5 (Sadar) constituency. On the other hand, current member of Parliament Chanoar Hossain is selecting Eagle Prati as an independent candidate of Awami League. Supporters of the independent candidate opened fire as the boat took the candidate’s procession. I heard that two independent candidates have been arrested in this incident.
Inspector in charge of police camp of DMK Hospital Bachchu Mia confirmed the matter by quoting the doctor. He said that three people were brought to the emergency department of DMK with bullet wounds from Tangail. They are currently undergoing treatment in the emergency department. I have reported the matter to the concerned police station.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Tangail Sadar Police Station Lokman Hossain said that the shooting happened when supporters of the boat symbol went in front of the independent candidate’s office. Two people have been arrested in this incident.