Miscreants hacked and injured a supporter of independent candidate AK Azad while putting up posters in Faridpur-3 (Sadar) constituency. The incident took place at Umedia Bazar of Ishan Gopalpur Union of Faridpur Sadar Upazila at around 12 noon on Thursday.
The name of the injured person is Aziz Sheikh (30). He is a resident of that area.
AK Azad’s election coordinator Shoibul Islam quoting locals alleged that four to five youths led by Ruhul and Tipu attacked Aziz Sheikh while putting up a poster of AK Azad’s eagle symbol at Omedia Bazar in the afternoon. They threatened that no eagle poster could be put up there and severely injured Aziz by beating and cutting him. He was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical College Hospital in Faridpur. Doctors said that his condition is critical.
Meanwhile, on reaching the hospital, it was seen that the relatives of the injured Aziz Sheikh were crying. They demanded justice for the attackers. There is tension in the area in this incident. On receiving the information, a team of patrolling police reached the spot at Omedia Bazar and inquired.
Kotwali Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shahidul Islam said, I have not yet learned anything about this. I can say knowing this.