In Faridpur-3 constituency, there have been allegations of attack by the supporters of boat candidate Shamim Haque on the supporters of AK Azad, the independent candidate of Eagle symbol. 4 people were injured in this incident. This incident took place in Char Madhabdia area of Faridpur Sadar Upazila on Saturday afternoon.
In this incident, Shamchul Haque Bhola Master, the chief election agent of the independent candidate wearing the eagle symbol and the former chairman of Faridpur Zilla Parishad, was seriously injured. He was taken to Faridpur Medical College Hospital.
Independent candidate AK Azad’s election coordinator Shoibul Islam said that he went to his union Char Madhavdia on Saturday afternoon. At that time, several people supported by a boat under the leadership of Charmadhabdia Union Awami League general secretary Palash attacked him and beat him up and vandalized his car. At least 4 people were injured including Bhola Master.
Meanwhile, earlier in the afternoon in a press conference independent candidate AK Azad alleged that since Friday night all my important leaders and workers have been attacked by boat candidate people. The police have also started house to house raids and arrests.
Hasanuzzaman, officer in charge of Faridpur Kotyali police station confirmed the truth of the incident and said that the police have been sent to the spot. Action will be taken if complaints are received.