A worker has been admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) in the capital after his co-worker allegedly pumped air into his rectum at a salt factory in Narayanganj.
The victim was identified as Mofazzal, 22, a worker of Meghna Salt Factory in Pirojpur Protapchar area under Sonargaon upazila.
A case was filed by Alauddin, a labour contractor of the factory, with Sonargaon Police Station on Saturday night over the incident and later police arrested accused Shoahg and produced him before a Narayanganj court on Sunday.
According to the case statement, Shohag allegedly attempted to kill Mofazzal by pumping air into his rectum at the factory over a previous enmity on Friday noon.
Mofazzal fell seriously ill after the incident.
Later, other workers of the factory rescued him and took him to a local hospital where doctors referred him to the DMCH, said Mohammad Abdul Jabbar, Officer-in-Charge (Operations) of the police station.