Miscreants hacks Gazipur ward councillor candidate

Published: June 25, 2018 21:36:10 | Updated: June 26, 2018 11:56:20


A ward councillor candidate in the Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) polls was hacked on Monday by miscreants in the Tin-shed area of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) on Monday evening.

Victim Rafiqul Islam Dhali, councillor contestant from ward 28 and central vice-president of Bangladesh Chhatra League, said he went to the BARI around 7:30 pm.

Five men of his rival Zobed Ali swooped on him and hacked him with sharp weapons, he claimed.

Later, locals rescued him while the attackers managed to flee, as per a UNB report.

Dhali was taken to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital.

Officer-in-charge of Gazipur Aminul Islam said no case was filed in this regard.

 

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