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Injured elderly man dies in Comilla

Injured elderly man dies in Comilla

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COMILLA: An elderly man succumbed to his injuries at Panipara village under Maijkhar union of Chandina upazila on Tuesday morning.
He was injured in a clash during Union Parishad (UP) election on April 19.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Mannan, 60, is paternal uncle of Awami League (AL) rebel candidate and incumbent Chairman of the union Shah Salim Prodhan.
Sources said supporters of Awami League chairman candidate M Jamal Uddin launched an attack on the followers of party rebel contestant Selim Prodhan, leaving Mannan and six other people injured.
Mannan was first taken to Chandina Upazila Health Complex where doctors referred him to Comilla Medical College Hospital and later he was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) for better treatment.
However, he was released from the DMCH on Sunday following improvement of his condition.
Rasul Ahmed Nizami, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Chandina Police Station, said he got the death news of Abdul Mannan and the investigation is going on in this matter.