2 councillor candidates beaten in Feni

Our Correspondent

31 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

FENI: Two councillor candidates of ongoing Feni municipality election have been beaten by supporters of rival candidate.

Injured persons are BNP nominated councillor candidate Nurul Islam with 'carrot' symbol and independent councillor candidate Tajul Islam Pavel with 'pomegranate' symbol.

The incident took place at Mehedi Sayeedi Municipality Girls School center under ward No. 14 at about 9:00 am on Saturday. Several cocktails were also exploded during the time.

Tajul of 'pomegranate' seal said supporters of AL nominated Didarul Islam surrounded him when he tried to enter the center and beat him up.

Meanwhile, BNP nominated candidate Nurul said criminals occupied the center since Friday night. They hacked him when he went to the center to cast his vote.

Terming the allegation false, AL candidate Diadarul said the rivals are trying to disrupt the election. But, the election is underway peacefully.

While contacted regarding the matter, assistant superintendent of Feni police Atwar Rahman said no one has complained to the police about the attack.