Attack on Kamran’s vehicle – 2 JCD men held
3 January 2015, Nirapad News : Police arrested 2 Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) activists on Saturday for a bomb attack on the vehicle of former Sylhet City Corporation mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran. The arrested were identified as Akmal Khan and Abdul Mamin, both activists of the local unit of JCD. Kamran on Friday said a bomb exploded near his vehicle and that he was the target of the attack, but police were not very sure about it. Jalalabad police station’s OC Akhter Hossain said the incident took place on Pathantula’s Sylhet-Sunamganj Highway in the afternoon. Kamran, also the chief of the Sylhet city unit of Awami League, said miscreants hurled the bomb at his vehicle when he was returning home from a wedding function. Several hours after the incident, Benu Chandra Deb, sub-inspector of the police station, filed a case in this connection on Friday night and police picked up the two JCD men in connection with the atack a day after the incident, according to a news agency.