Al-Amin said, “9 of our brothers are being threatened with death for participating in the boat election campaign”. In Chapainawabganj-1 Constituency, Al Amin, an activist of boat symbol in Mardna area of Shibganj upazila, has made such allegations against the supporters of independent candidates.
He made this complaint at a press conference at Shibganj Upazila Awami League office in Chapainawabganj on Tuesday.
On the night of December 27, three children accidentally fell while taking tea at Mardna area of Shibganj upazila in election campaign office. But the opponents of the boat were quick to divert the incident. And to remove the confusion caused by this incident, the two families of the victims held a press conference on Tuesday.
In that press conference, Awami League activist Al Amin of Shibganj Upazila’s Mardna area said, ‘9 of our brothers are being threatened to be killed for participating in the boat election campaign. At the same time, there is a threat of eviction from the area after the elections, i.e. after January 7.
It was said in the press conference that a false case has been filed against the family of Lal Chan, whose body was burned.
It was claimed in the press conference that an independent candidate of Chapainawabganj-1 Constituency has filed a case under the influence of hiding the real facts to take political advantage. However, the name of the independent candidate was not mentioned in the press conference.
It should be noted that Jail Awami League vice-president Syed Nazrul Islam, Shibganj Upazila Awami League former president Golam Rabbani are contesting as independent candidates in Chapainawabganj-1 seat.
Momin Ali’s maternal grandfather, Azim Ali’s uncle, Obaidur Rahman, were present at the press conference. However, Obaidur Rahman read the written statement on behalf of Alauddin Ali. Karibul Haque Razin, Joint Convener of Awami League’s Election Management Committee in Chapainawabganj-1 Constituency was present at this time.