COX’S BAZAR: A Union parishad (UP) member candidate was shot in Sadar upazila of the district on Monday night.
Bullet-injured Rezaur Rahman, a member candidate for Ward No. 3 of PM Khali union parishad in Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila.
Although Rezaur blamed the shooting on a rival candidate, he did not specify who the person was.
Rezaur Rahman was admitted to the state-run Sadar Hospital in the district town, said Sadar upazila Police Station OC Sheikh Monir Ul Gias.
“Additional forces have been deployed in the area following the attack,” he added.