Narayanganj-1 Constituency (Rupganj) Awami League’s nominated candidate Golam Dastgir Gazi’s election camp has been set on fire. The incident took place at the Awami League candidate’s election camp in East Naora area of Kayetpara Union of Upazila last Friday night.
According to eyewitnesses, when they heard commotion in the camp area at night, they saw that there was a fight between the boat and the people of the independent candidate. At that time they saw fire inside the camp. The boat’s supporters later set it on fire.
General Secretary of Kayetpara Union Awami League Abdul Awal claimed that independent candidate Shahjahan Bhuiyan held public meetings in different areas of Kayetpara throughout the day. After the mass meeting, his supporters attacked and set fire to the camp led by former member of Kayetpara Union Parishad, Mosharraf Hossain.
However, in connection with the fire, the supporters of independent candidates said that Awami League people are setting fire to the camp and giving their names to trap them.
Narayanganj Additional Superintendent of Police Abir Hossain said that the police visited the scene after receiving the information. Additional police have been deployed in the area. Details will be given after investigation.