A presiding officer named Amir Hussain has been accused of assaulting a presiding officer by Haji Rahim Ullah, an independent candidate of Feni-3 (Sonagazi and Daganbhuyan) constituencies.
The incident took place at Vorbazar Advocate Belayt Hossain High School polling station in Sonagazi Upazila of Feni on Sunday around 2:30 PM. A committee of five members was formed in this incident. The returning officer requested the investigation committee to submit a report after on-site investigation within the next three working days.
Presiding Officer and Speaker Sheikh Shahidul Islam Degree College Professor Amir Hossain said that when the independent candidate Haji Rahim Ullah came to the center before entering the room, he came forward before the door and before he understood anything, he was involved in verbal abuse. During this time, he behaved arrogantly and threatened him. At one point he physically assaulted him. Later, an inquiry committee was formed in this incident.
District Returning Officer Mushammat Shahina Akhter confirmed the truth of the incident and said that a five-member investigation committee was formed in the incident. Assistant Returning Officer Kamrul Hasan will serve as convener and member secretary to Additional Deputy Commissioner Revenue Momena Akhtar. Additional Superintendent of Police Sonagazi Circle Taslim Hossain, Upazila Election Officer Pallabi Chakma and Sonagazi Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Sudip Roy Palash are serving as members of the investigation committee.