An incident of chase and counter-chase has taken place over the incident of throwing brickbats targeting BNP mayoral candidate Tabith Awal during the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) election campaign in Gabtoli area of the capital.
The incident took place at the Baghbari area of Gabtali around 11:30 am on Tuesday.BNP candidate Tabith Awal filed a formal complaint to the Election Commission(EC) following the incident.
Witnesses said when Tabith and his supporters reached Bajarpara in Gabtoli area for election campaign, a group of people started throwing brickbats at them around 11:15 am, leaving Tabith and some of his supporters injured.
BNP activists alleged that AL commissioner(ward no.9) candidate Mujib Sarwar Masum led the attack on the mayoral candidate.
Tabith Awal, however, continued his electioneeing after the attack.