A youth supporter of the truck symbol died after being attacked by boat workers-supporters during the victory procession in Atpara of Netrakona-3 constituency. This young man named Nurul Amin (25) died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital around 4 pm on Monday.
The deceased Nurul Amin was a resident of Deogao village of Atpara upazila. His death was confirmed by Atpara police station OC Mohammad Tawhidur Rahman.
The OC said, ‘Yesterday (Sunday) after the election, some supporters including Nurul Amin were returning home after the victory of Iftikhar Uddin Talukder Pintu, a candidate for the truck symbol from a centre. At that time, the supporters of Asim Kumar Ukil, a candidate for the boat symbol, attacked the road in Deogao village. Some people including Nurul Amin were injured. Later, the relatives rescued Nurul Amin, who was seriously injured, and took him first to a local hospital and later to Dhaka Medical. He died this afternoon while undergoing treatment there.’
OC Mohammad Tawhidur Rahman also said, ‘I have not yet received any complaint regarding Nurul Amin’s death. Legal action will be taken after receiving the complaint. The police are conducting an operation to catch those involved in this murder.