In Baniabari area of Muksudpur Union of Dhaka’s Dohar Upazila, local residents arrested two of Salma Islam’s supporters while buying votes for the Plow symbol candidate in Dhaka-1 constituency.
The incident took place on Saturday night around 8:30.
The arrested persons are Hasem Mridha (35) of Jamuna Group Purses Division and Lokman Hossain, Joint Convener of Jatiya Party of Muksudpur Union. They admitted to buying votes.
After this incident, Doha Police and Executive Magistrate Anub Saha went to the spot. The locals handed them over to the police in the presence of the magistrate. The police took them into custody.
Executive Magistrate Anub Saha said, ‘The matter will be looked into and action will be taken.’
The arrested are Hasem Mridha, son of Rukon Mridha of Churain Morichapatti area of Nawabganj and Lokman Hossain of Moura area of Muksudpur, Doha.
Meanwhile, two people were arrested by locals while buying votes for plows in Shikaripara of Nawabganj.