3 hurt in pre-polls violence in Kishoreganj
30 December 2015, Nirapad News: Three people were injured in a clash between the activists of Awami League and BNP over ‘putting seal’ on ballot papers in Bajitpur municipality on Tuesday night.
Witnesses said supporters of BNP and Awami League rebel candidates encircled the Bangabandhu Govt Primary School centre in Nitarkandi area around 9pm following a remour that AL men were putting seal on the ‘Boat’ symbol.
At one stage, the both groups locked into a clash, leaving three people — Khalil, Jalil and Abul — injured.
Later, police brought the situation under control.
Locals also caught two people along with firearms and handed them over to police.
Officer-in-charge of Bajitpur Police Station Mostafizur Rahman denied the allegation of putting seal on ballot papers ahead of the municipality polls.