Allegations have been made against the supporters of independent candidate of Eagle symbol of Bagerhat-3 seat for beating up four workers of Boat symbol. The injured were rescued and admitted to Mongla Upazila Health Complex. After this incident, there is tension between the supporters of the two candidates in that constituency.
The attack took place on Tuesday evening at a tea shop in Katakhali area of Sundarban Union of Mongla Upazila, Ward No. 4.
The injured in this incident are – Ilyach Howlader (38), Dulal Zomadder (34). Monirul Khan (36) and Altaf Howlader (40).
Bagerhat-3 candidate for boat is Habibun Nahar. Awami League independent candidate Sheikh Idris Ali is competing with him.
The family of the injured and witnesses said that workers of boat symbol were sitting in the tea shop of China Market in Katakhali area. At that time, workers of the Eagle symbol came with sticks and ambushed the workers of the boat symbol who were sitting in the shop. Four workers of the boat symbol were injured.
Additional Superintendent of Police of Bagerhat (Mongla and Rampal) Mushfiqur Rahman Tushar said that supporters of independent candidate Sheikh Idris Ali ambushed the supporters of Awami League party candidate Habibun Nahar in Bagerhat-3 seat. On receiving the information, the police went to the spot and calmed down the situation. Action will be taken against those involved in this incident.