Enraged supporters of the defeated candidate with the eagle symbol hacked and injured 7 workers on the way to congratulate the winning candidate in a boat at Kalapara in Patuakhali. The incident took place in the area adjacent to East Tiakhali Sixlane of the upazila on Monday morning.
Among the injured, Bashir Chowkidar has been sent to Barisal Sevachim Hospital for better treatment. Apart from this, the injured have been admitted to Kalapara Hospital.
In this incident, the injured said that in the morning they were going towards the Upazila Awami League office to wish flowers to Mohibbur Rahman, the winner of the boat. On the way, supporters of the eagle symbol led by Tiakhali UP chairman Sujan Molla injured Bashir, Akib, Sohail, Idris, Shipon, Mizanur Rahman and Mizan Howladar. Later the police went and rescued the injured and took them to the hospital.
In this regard, Kalapara Police Station OC Ali Ahmed said that the situation is currently under the control of the police. If complaints are received, legal action will be taken to identify those involved.